The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has 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 project and the said AIIMS will be set up under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY).
New AIIMS @Deoghar, Jharkhand will serve the affirmative goal of providing super featured health care facility management to the population, created under the NHM. Funds worth ₹ ‘1103 Crore’… All the sates of India Needs such kind of health care indicators.. Added, Mr. Trilok Singh on twitter #NewAIIMS
The AIIMS at Deoghar 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
A nursing college with an int-ake of 60 B.Sc.(Nursing) students per year, residential complexes and allied facilities / services, broadly on the pattern of AIIMS, New Delhi.
20 Speciality/Super Speciality Departments including 15 Operation Theatres.
An Ayush Department with 30 beds for providing treatment facilities in the traditional system of medicine.
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 have been established in Bhubaneswar, Bhopal, Raipur, Jodhpur, Rishikesh and Patna. Work of AIIMS Rae Bareli (U.P.), Nagpur (Maharashtra), Kalyani (West Bengal) and Mangalagiri in Guntur (A.P.) is in progress. Construction work has also been awarded for AIIMS, Gorakhpur (U.P.).
Further, following AIIMS have also been sanctioned:
Bathinda, Punjab in July 2016
Guwahati (Assam), May 2017
Bilaspur (Himachal Pradesh) in January 2018
I congratulate my sisters and brothers of Jharkhand! The coming of AIIMS in Deoghar will add strength to our commitment of ensuring every Indian has access to good quality and affordable healthcare. https://t.co/xxY3jPz7VU
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 16, 2018