First batch of students of AIIMS Kalyani to stay on campus
The first batch will be accommodated on the campus of the medical institute and all essential facilities will be made available to them, Colonel Sree Krishna, the deputy director (administration), AIIMS Kalyani, said.
"As of now, classes will be held at Kalyani Medical College as the institute does not have proper infrastructure. The faculty members will be following the AIIMS syllabus.
"The subjects that will be taught during the first year are anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, community medicine and family medicine," the official said.
The hospital is expected to start limited OPD services from November or December, he said.
A source at AIIMS, Kalyani, said construction work was going on in full swing and the institute will be fully functional by 2020.
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Medical dialogues team had earlier reported about the 100 seats AIIMS Kalyani medical college planned as part of the Rs 1,754-crore project, commissioned in 2016, which is to commence operations with 50 seats
Earlier, the hiring process for AIIMS Kalyani was also started by the government. According to a ministry official's assessment in Delhi, there is a requirement of 500 senior doctors, inclusive of faculty for super speciality departments, and another 1,000 junior doctors for AIIMS Kalyani to become fully operational.
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