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Prime Minister dedicates five AIIMS at Rajkot, Bathinda, Raebareli, Kalyani and Mangalagiri to the nation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation five All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Rajkot (Gujarat), Bathinda (Punjab), Raebareli (Uttar Pradesh), Kalyani (West Bengal) and Mangalagiri (Andhra Pradesh), today. He also inaugurated, laid the foundation stone of, and dedicated to the nation a total of 202 Health Care Infrastructure Projects worth more than Rs. 11,700 crores across 23 States and UTs. 

Dr Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare; Bhupendrabhai Patel, Chief Minister, Gujarat; Mahendra Munjapara, Minister of State for AYUSH & Woman and Child Development and Rushikesh Patel, Health Minister, Gujarat were present on the occasion. 

In addition to the five AIIMS, the 202 healthcare infrastructure projects that were virtually inaugurated and foundation stone laid include the following:

  • Dedication of Medical College of Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) at Karaikal, Puducherry and a 300-bedded Satellite Centre of Post Graduate Institute of Medical and Educational Research (PGIMER) in Sangrur, Punjab; a 90-bedded Multi-Specialty Consulting Unit of JIPMER at Yanam, Puducherry; a National Centre for Ageing in Chennai; a new Government Medical College in Purnea, Bihar; 2 field units of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) namely, National Institute of Virology (NIV) Kerala Unit, at Alappuzha, Kerala and National Institute of Research in Tuberculosis (NIRT): New Composite TB Research Facility, Tiruvallur, Tamil Nadu among others.
  • Foundation stone laying of various health projects including a 100-bedded Satellite Centre of PGIMER at Ferozpur, Punjab; a new Medical College building in RML Hospital, Delhi; one Critical Care Block in Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Imphal; Nursing Colleges at Koderma and Dumka in Jharkhand, among others.
  • Under the National Health Mission (NHM) and Prime Minister-Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission (PM-ABHIM), the Prime Minister inaugurated, dedicated to the nation and laid the foundation stone of 115 projects. These include 78 projects under PM-ABHIM. Of these, the foundation stone was laid for 57 Critical Care Blocks (CCBs) with total amount of more than Rs 1,625 Crore; 8 Integrated Public Health Laboratories (IPHLs) with total amount of Rs. 10 Crore and 4 Block Public Health Units (BPHUs) with amount more than Rs 3 crore. In addition, seven IPHLs with a total amount of more than Rs 8 crore and nine BPHUs with an amount of more than Rs six crore were dedicated to the nation today.
  • Under NHM, 29 projects (8 PHC, 16 CHC, 1 Model Hospital, three MCH wings 100 bedded and 1 District Warehouse) with amounts more than Rs 290 crore were inaugurated/ dedicated to the nation and the foundation stone laid for one Transit Hostel for Medical Officers with amount of Rs 1.98 crore.
  • Inauguration of the National Institute of Naturopathy named ‘Nisarg Gram’ at Pune, Maharashtra. It comprises one Naturopathy Medical College along with a 250-bedded hospital with a Multi-disciplinary Research and Extension Centre.
  • Inauguration of Central Research Institute of Yoga & Naturopathy at Jhajjar, Haryana. It will have apex-level Yoga and Naturopathy Research facilities.

The five AIIMS at Rajkot, Bathinda, Raebareli, Kalyani and Mangalagiri have been constructed at a total cost of Rs 6315.23 crore.

AIIMS Mangalagiri is a 960-bed hospital complex built for 1618.23 crores. It is spread over an area of 183.11 acres. It has a medical college with 125 seats.

AIIMS Rae Bareli is a 610-bed hospital complex with 30 Emergency & Trauma and ICU & Super Specialty beds. It has a Medical College with 100 seats and 12 operation theatres including two emergency and two obstetrics OTs. Its total project cost is Rs 823 crores.

AIIMS Rajkot is built for Rs 1195 crores. It is a 750-bed hospital complex with a 50-seat medical college and encompasses an area of 201 acres.

AIIMS Bathinda is a 750-bed medical institute built on 177 acres of land. It has 10 speciality departments, 11 super-specialty departments, six operation theatres and 30 Emergency & Trauma and ICU & Super Specialty beds. AIIMS Bathinda has a Medical College with 100 seats and a nursing college with 60 seats. Its total project cost is Rs 925 crores.

AIIMS Kalyani is a 960-bed hospital built on 179.82 acres of land. It has a Medical College with 125 seats, a Nursing College with 60 seats and an AYUSH block with 30 beds. Its total project cost is Rs 1754 crores.


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