Landmark: AIIMS Delhi to turn medical university, Union Cabinet approves Master Plan
New Delhi: Great news for future medical students. AIIMS New Delhi is going to soon get a status of a world Class Medical University
In a major landmark decision,t he Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given ‘in principle’ nod to the Implementation of Master Plan to convert All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi into a world class Medical University.
The plan envisages freeing up adequate space and optimizing the infrastructure of the Institute for the next 20 years.
The project would provide highly specialized state-of-the-art healthcare to the patients and an integrated ‘One Campus’ answer to all the investigative, physiotherapeutic, operative, rehabilitative and vocational needs of the patients.It would ensure smart mobility and accessibility for the patients and become an apex tertiary care centre for advancement of research, clinical applications and management of patients.
It would ensure smart mobility and accessibility for the patients and become an apex tertiary care centre for the advancement of research, clinical applications and management of patients.
- The Master Plan envisages freeing up adequate space through redevelopment, vertical expansion and reorganizing the land usage, thus optimizing the infrastructure of the Institute for the next 20 years.
- It is proposed to re-develop the infrastructure of AIIMS, New Delhi by consolidating the Patient Care, Teaching, Research, Administration and support services in areas in the East Ansari Nagar (Main) Campus and residential facilities from East Ansari Nagar (Main Campus) to Trauma Centre Extension (New Rajnagar) Campus.
Besides, this approval, the cabinet also approved the Establishment of new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Manethi, District Rewari, Haryana at a cost of Rs. 1299 crore. The move is going to add another set of 100 MBBS seats to the national pool along with 60 Bsc Nursing Seats. The new AIIMS will add around 750 hospital beds stated the cabinet release.