A look at AIIMS Bilaspur, Rs 1470 cr state-of-the-art hospital to be inaugurated by PM Modi on October 5
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate AIIMS Bilaspur in Himachal Pradesh on October 5. "Prime Minister's vision and commitment to strengthen health services across the country is being showcased again through the inauguration of AIIMS Bilaspur," said the government in a statement.
AIIMS Bilaspur, whose foundational stone was also laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in October 2017, is being established under the Central sector scheme Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana.
AIIMS Bilaspur State-of-the-art equipements
Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said that AIIMS Bilaspur is Modi government's step towards 360 degree transformation of India's healthcare sector.
Spread over 247 acres, AIIMS Bilaspur is equipped with 24 hours emergency and dialysis facilities, modern diagnostic machines like ultrasonography, CT scan, MRI etc, Amrit Pharmacy & Jan Aushadhi Kendra and also a 30 bedded AYUSH block.
AIIMS Bilaspur, constructed at a cost of more than Rs 1470 crore, is a state-of-the-art hospital with 18 specialty & 17 super specialty departments, 18 modular operation theaters, 750 beds with 64 ICU beds.
AIIMS Bilaspur has also set up the Centre for Digital Health to provide health services in the tribal and inaccessible tribal areas of Himachal Pradesh. Also, specialist health services will be provided by the hospital through health camps in the inaccessible tribal and high Himalayan regions like Kaza, Saluni, and Keylong. The hospital will admit 100 students for MBBS Course and 60 students for nursing courses every year.