Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Kothipura in Bilaspur district.
Spread over an area of about 247 acres, this 1,471 crore rupees 750-bedded premier medical institute will provide super specialty medical treatment to the people of the region.
The All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is a group of autonomous government public medical universities of higher education under the jurisdiction of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare , Government of India. These institutes have been declared by an Act of Parliament as Institutes of National Importance. AIIMS New Delhi, the forerunner institute, was established in 1956. Since then, 24 more institutes were announced. As of January 2022, nineteen institutes are operating and five more are expected to become operational until 2025. Proposals were made for six more AIIMS.
- Type: Public Medical University
- Established: 8 February 1956
- Parent institution: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India