All India Institute of Medical Sciences, AIIMS, was first established in Delhi in the year 1956. This institute is considered as the best in medical and research field because of its highly skilled faculty members, best equipped research oriented laboratories, library with innumerable books etc. The institute provides affordable and quality health care to people all over the world.
Recently, government said that it had planned to establish AIIMS like institutions in each state under Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY) scheme. It was also said that this would be done in a phased manner.
In a meeting held in Rajya Sabha, Health minister Mr J P Nadda told this information to all present there. Minister further added that six new AIIMS at Patna in Bihar, Raipur in Chattisgarh, Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh, Bhubaneswar in Orissa, Jodhpur in Rajasthan, Rishikesh in Uttarakhand are functioning.
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Residential blocks construction of AIIMS in Rae Bareilly has started. The time regarding the setting up of AIIMS in various states, according to Budget Announcements, would depend on due approvals and when the infrastructure is in place, then the functioning would not be of problem.