Cabinet approves setting up of AIIMS in Jharkhand

New Delhi, May 16: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the setting up of a branch of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Deoghar, Jharkhand.The Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved a provision of Rs 1,103 crore for the project.The said AIIMS will be set up under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY).An official statement said that it will have a 750 bed hospital, trauma centre facilities, and a medical college with an in-take of 100 MBBS students per year.A nursing college with an in-take of 60 B.Sc. (Nursing) students per year, residential complexes and allied facilities, on the pattern of the Delhi AIIMS will also be part of it.

IANS