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Besides 100 MBBS, 60 nursing seats; AIIMS Bilaspur to also act as nodal institution for speciality, super speciality services
Shimla: A day after its inauguration by the honourable Prime minister, AIIMS Bilaspur is moving on the path of becoming the nodal institution for higher medical care in the state. Himachal Pradesh State Cabinet meeting held here Thursday under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur gave the approval to draft MoU between the State Government and Central Government...
Shimla: A day after its inauguration by the honourable Prime minister, AIIMS Bilaspur is moving on the path of becoming the nodal institution for higher medical care in the state.
Himachal Pradesh State Cabinet meeting held here Thursday under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur gave the approval to draft MoU between the State Government and Central Government regarding AIIMS.It would make AIIMS to act as an apex body for medical education and research and act as a nodal institution for providing specialty and Super specialty levels of healthcare in the state.
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A government spokesman said, under the MoU, AIIMS would act as a Training Center for Doctors, Nurses, and Health Workers, providing medical and para-medical courses both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
It would also provide a platform for conducting international and national level conferences and also a place for achieving excellence in the medical field.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday inaugurated the fully functional All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur.
The AIIMS whose foundational stone was also laid by the Prime Minister in October 2017 -- has been established under the Central sector scheme Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana.
AIIMS Bilaspur, constructed at a cost of more than Rs 1,470 crore, is a state-of-the-art hospital with 18 specialty and 17 super specialty departments, 18 modular operation theatres and 750 beds with 64 ICU beds.
Spread over 247 acres, the hospital is equipped with 24 hours emergency and dialysis facilities, modern diagnostic machines like ultrasonography, CT scan, MRI etc., Amrit Pharmacy and Jan Aushadhi Kendra and also a 30-bedded AYUSH block.
The hospital has also set up the Centre for Digital Health to provide health services in 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 the MBBS courses and 60 students for nursing courses every year.
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