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AIIMS in Mangalagiri certain, says Kamineni
TNN | Jul 21, 2015, 03.44 PM IST
VIJAYAWADA: Putting speculations to rest, health minister Kamineni Srinivas has said that All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) will come up only in Mangalagiri town and there is no chance to relocate.
He said that the government is taking all steps to clear the hurdles before the prestigious health project. Speaking to reporters at Nutakki on the outskirts of Mangalagiri on Monday, the minister said that AIIMS would be biggest health facility in public sector in the state.
He said that locating AIIMS in Mangalagiri which is close to Vijayawada city is important to draw experts in medical profession to come from across the nation and serve the people. Minister said that they have already cancelled the land allocated to the National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) and National Institute of Design (NID) on the TB Sanatorium campus in order to allocate entire land to the AIIMS.
He said the union health ministry has sought about 200 acres of land for location of AIIMS. He said that they have readied proposals for allocation of nearly 192 acres of land in the TB sanatorium. "We are ready to allocate additional 30-40 acres of forest land located close to the TB sanatorium after getting the de-notification forest cleared by the Centre for AIIMS project," he said.
"We wanted to see the AIIMS-Amaravati, the biggest AIIMS campus, among all the institutes in India," said the minister.
Earlier, the minister inspected the primary health centre at Nutakki village and interacted with the locals. He promised the people to make the Nutakki PHC fully equipped even before the AIIMS project comes to their area.
He said that AIIMS would be a big boon not only to the region but to the entire state.
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AIIMS foundation on 19th
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Arrangements for AIIMS Foundation
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AIIMS Foundation Land Details
Dec 20, 2015
Nadda lays foundation stone for AIIMS in AP
Press Trust of India | Guntur (AP) December 19, 2015 Last Updated at 21:48 IST
Union Health Minister J P Nadda today laid the foundation stone for the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Mangalagiri rpt Mangalagiri in the district here.
The estimated cost for the project for the 960-bed institute is Rs 1,618 crore.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naiduand Union Ministers M Venkaiah Naidu and P Ashok Gajapathi Raju were present on the occasion.
Nadda said that to bridge the wide gap between the requirement of beds at hospitals and the actual availability of the same, the Centre has decided to set up one AIIMS in every state.
The process has started for establishing 11 new AIIMS in addition to the existing six, he added.
The minister said that each AIIMS will have 960 beds and the total number of beds from the 17 AIIMS in the country will be 16,300.
Nadda further said that each AIIMS would consist of facilities like a teaching block, administrative block, AYUSH block, auditorium, nursing college and night shelter, among others.
He also said that super specialty blocks are being set up in 70 medical colleges and 58 district hospitals are being upgraded to the status of medical colleges.
"20 cancer institutes and 50 tertiary cancer care centres are being set up. The National Cancer Institute, Jhajjar, (with bed capacity of 710) and second campus of Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata, are also being established," he said.
Speaking on the occasion, Chandrababu urged Nadda that the construction of the new AIIMS be completed in two years instead of the target period of three years.