Union Cabinet approves setting up of AIIMS in Jharkhand

  • May 19, 2018
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New Delhi/Jharkhnad, May 16, 2018: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved setting up of a new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Deoghar, Jharkhand.

A provision of funds worth Rs 1103 crore has been approved for the proposed project and the same will be set up under the Pradhan MantriSwasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY).

It will consist of a hospital with a capacity of 750 beds, trauma center facilities, a medical college with an in-take of 100 MBBS students per year and a nursing college with an intake of 60 B.Sc.(Nursing) students per year, residential complexes and allied facilities / services, broadly on the pattern of AIIMS, New Delhi.

As many as 20 Speciality/Super Speciality Departments, including 15 Operation Theatres will also be opened.

An Ayush Department with 30 beds for providing treatment facilities in the traditional system of medicine will also be opened.

The setting up of new AIIMS at Deoghar will serve the dual purpose of providing super speciality health care to the population while also helping to create a large pool of doctors and other health workers in this region to be available for primary and secondary-level institutions/facilities being created under the National Health Mission (NHM).

Under the PMSSY, AIIMS has been established in Bhubaneswar, Bhopal, Raipur, Jodhpur, Rishikesh.


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