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Government announces 22 new AIIMS; here’s the plan

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As many as 22 new AIIMS would be established in different parts of country with support from the State Governments, the Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare) Ashwini Kumar Choubey said recently.

While giving a written reply in Rajya Sabha, he said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare was implementing a centrally sponsored Scheme namely upgradation of existing State Government / Central Government Medical colleges to increase PG seats.

From Jammu Kashmir to Gujarat, AIIMS would be set-up in every parts of the country in phased manner.

As per the plan, cost would be shared both by Centre and State with former bearing major part of it.

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“The funding pattern is 90:10 by Central and State Governments respectively for North Eastern States and Special category States and 60:40 for other States with the upper ceiling cost pegged at Rs.1.20 crore per seat,” an official communiqué released by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare Stated.

In first phase six news AIIMS out of total 22 at Patna (Bihar), Raipur (Chhattisgarh), Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), Bhubaneswar (Orissa), Jodhpur (Rajasthan) and Rishikesh (Uttaranchal) are functional.

In second phase AIIMS would be set-up in Uttar Pradesh’s Rai Bareilly.

Two new AIIMS in Jammu Kashmir’s Pulwama, Awantipora, and Samba districts would be established in phased-five and the masterplan is being worked out for the same.

4058 new PG seats to be added

The Minister also informed the upper house that 72 Government medical colleges in 21 States/UTs have been approved for increasing 4058 new PG seats under the Phase-I of the scheme.

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He also said that five Government medical colleges have been approved in three States for increasing 98 new PG seats under the Phase-II of the scheme till date.

“Under section 10A of the IMC Act, 1956 applications were received for starting / increasing of PG courses / seats for the academic session 2019-20 and a total of 2153 new PG seats have been permitted,” an official note said.

A list showing current status of newly announced AIIMS is given below:

 

S.No Phase Location of AIIMS to be set up Approved Outlay (in Rs. Cr) Status
1. Phase I Patna in Bihar 820 Functional
Raipur in Chhattisgarh 820 Functional
Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh 820 Functional
Bhubaneswar in Orissa 820 Functional
Jodhpur in Rajasthan 820 Functional
Rishikesh in Uttaranchal 820 Functional
Phase II Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh 823 Residential: 100%

Hospital & Medical College: 45%

Phase IV Mangalagiri near Guntur in Andhra Pradesh 1618 OPD Block & Residential Complex: 70%
Hospital and Academic Campus: 26%
Kalyani in West Bengal 1754 OPD Block & Residential Complex: 50.5%
Hospital and Academic Campus: 28%
Nagpur in Maharashtra 1577 OPD Block & Residential Complex: 76%
Hospital and Academic Campus: 28%
Gorakhpur in UP 1011 Completed 35.17%
Phase V Bathinda in Punjab 925 Completed 25.77%
Kamrup District in Guwahati, Assam 1123 Completed 0.72%
Kothipura in Bilaspur District of Himachal Pradesh 1471.04 (Revised cost) Completed 1.25%
Thoppur in Madurai District 1264 Pre-investment activities in progress
Samba District in Jammu 1661 Master plan under finalization,
Boundary wall near completion stage
Awantipora, Pulwama in Kashmir 1828 Master plan under preparation,
Boundary wall near completion stage
Bihar (state government yet to identify site) State government yet to identify site
Phase VI Deoghar in Jharkhand 1103 Pre-investment activities & construction of Boundary wall completed. Executing Agency for main work appointed. Master Plan finalized
Khanderi, Rajkot in Gujarat 1195 Pre-investment activities in progress
Phase VII Bibinagar in Telangana 1028 Pre-investment activities in progress
Phase VIII Manethi, Rewari in Haryana 1299

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