The central cabinet has given nod to the setting up of an All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) in Bilaspur in Himachal Pradesh.
The project will come up with an outlay of Rs 1,350 crore under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Surakhsa Yojna (PMSSY).
An official statement said the 750-bed AIIMS will have a medical college with an intake capacity of 100 seats and a nursing college with 60 seats.
The new AIIMS which will have 20 speciality and super speciality departments including 15 operation theatres will be completed in 48 months. It will also have residential complexes and allied facility services on the pattern of AIIMS, New Delhi, the statement added.
The facility will also have an AYUSH department with 30 beds for treatment in traditional system of medicine.
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