Cabinet approves setting up of new AIIMS in Deoghar, Jharkhand

Cabinet approves setting up of new AIIMS in Deoghar, Jharkhand

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 16 May 2018

New Delhi, May 16 (IBNS): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister  Narendra Modi has approved setting up of a new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Deoghar in 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).

The AIIMS at Deoghar will consist of a hospital with a capacity of 750 beds, and trauma center facilities.

It will also have a medical college with an in-take of 100 MBBS students per year besides other facilities.

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).
 

Cabinet approves setting up of new AIIMS in Deoghar, Jharkhand

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