Nagpur: The Rs. 1600 Cr, 960 bedded AIIMS Nagpur received its government approval on October 7, 2015. Sanctioned a 150 acre sprawling campus at Mihan by the state government, AIIMS Nagpur is to enter the medical education foray with 50 seats for the academic year 2017.
Initially to be housed in the Government Medical College and Hospital for the February 2017 entrance examination, the Ministry of Health will decide on how the GMCH with all its facilities, will share the college and hospital with AIIMS.
According to sources, the central government’s team has recommended a temporary start of AIIMS from the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH).
A six member committee that had inspected the GMCH on 2nd and 3rd September, has already submitted its report to the Health and Family Welfare Ministry, revealed sources in Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’s office. “We expect the ministry to give its approval soon,” said sources