The inauguration of AIIMS, Bilaspur demonstrates PM Modi’s vision and commitment to improve healthcare across the country.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Bilaspur All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Himachal Pradesh during his visit to the state on Dussehra day. He will also take part in the Kullu Dussehra celebrations.
The state-of-the-art hospital was built at a cost of more than Rs 1,470 crores. The prime minister laid the foundation stone of the hospital in October 2017 under Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana Phase-V.
The prime minister also inspected the hospital after the inauguration. Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur, Union Minister Anurag Thakur and BJP Chairman JP Nadda were present.
Himachal Pradesh | Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates AIIMS Bilaspur built at a cost of over Rs 1,470 crore
Also present are CM Jairam Thakur, Union Minister Anurag Thakur and BJP Chairman JP Nadda. pic.twitter.com/zwmExZEfmC– ANI (@ANI) October 5, 2022
The hospital, which is spread over 247 acres, is equipped with 24-hour emergency and dialysis services, as well as modern diagnostic instruments such as ultrasound, CT and MRI. It also has a Jan Aushadhi Kendra and an AYUSH building with 30 beds. It has also established a Digital Health Center to provide health services in remote parts of the state, NDTV reported.
AIIMS Bilaspur was created with the aim of correcting the regional imbalances in the availability of affordable and reliable tertiary health services and also to increase the facilities for quality medical education in the country.
Separately, the prime minister will also launch and lay cornerstones for development projects worth more than Rs 3.65 billion rupees, and organize public meetings in the state, the PMO said, the NDTV report added.
After inaugurating the hospital, PM Modi headed to Luhnu Ground at around 12:45 pm to inaugurate and lay the groundwork for various development projects, as well as speak at a public event.
PM Modi will arrive at Kullu’s Dhalpur Ground at 3:15 pm to take part in the Dussehra celebrations.
The inauguration of AIIMS, Bilaspur demonstrates PM Modi’s vision and commitment to improve healthcare across the country. The minister will be present at the International Kullu Dussehra celebration, to see the Rath Yatra.
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