With an aim to convert AIIMS into a world-class Medical University, the Union Cabinet has given “in principle” go ahead to implementation of Master Plan of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).
The Master Plan endeavour envisages freeing up adequate space through redevelopment, vertical expansion and reorganising the land usage, thus optimising the infrastructure of the Institute for the next 20 years, an official statement said.
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“It is proposed to redevelop the infrastructure of AIIMS 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 campu),” the statement added.
It also needs to be understood that this project would provide highly specialised state-of-the-art healthcare to the patients and integrated one campus answer to all the investigative psychotherapeutic, operative, rehabilitative and vocational needs of the patients.