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Cabinet okays plan to convert AIIMS, Delhi into world-class Medical University
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Cabinet okays plan to convert AIIMS, Delhi into world-class Medical University

New Delhi, Feb 28 : The Union Cabinet on Thursday gave ‘in-principle’ approval to the implementation of Master Plan to convert All India Institute of Medical Sciences(AIIMS), New Delhi into a world class Medical University.

Briefing reporters after the Cabinet, Union Minister Arun Jaitley said the Master Plan envisages freeing up adequate space through redevelopment, vertical expansion and reorganising the land usage, thus optimising the infrastructure of the institute, for the next 20 years. It is proposed to redevelop the infrastructure of AIIMS by consolidating the patient care, teaching, research, administration, and support services in areas in the East Ansari Nagar(Main) campus and residential facilities from East Ansari Nagar(Main Campus) to trauma centre extension(New Rajnagar) campus.

The Cabinet was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. UNI