New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today 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 one thousand four hundred seventy crore rupees 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
AIIMS Bilaspur 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.
Himachal Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar, Chief Minister Jairam Thakur, BJP President J P Nadda and Information and Broadcasting minister Anurag Singh Thakur are present on the occasion.