Prime Minister Narendra Modi will officially open the first All India Institute of Medical Sciences in the Northeast today in Guwahati at noon. PM Modi will dedicate AIIMS Guwahati and three other medical schools to the country in a public event. The Assam Advanced Health Care Innovation Institute (AAHII) will also have its cornerstone laid by the prime minister.
Additionally, PM Modi will dedicate and lay the cornerstone for several projects totaling more than Rs 3,400 crore. The "Aapke Dwar Ayushman" campaign will also be formally launched by PM Modi in an effort to contact every beneficiary and guarantee that all social programmes are fully utilised.
PM Modi placed the first brick of the AIIMS Guwahati in 2017. The institute cost Rs. 1,120 crore to build.
The cutting-edge hospital has 750 beds total, including 30 AYUSH beds. The hospital will have a 100-MBBS student annual intake capacity, with the goal of providing the people of Northeast with top-notch medical facilities.
Additionally, PM Modi will dedicate three medical schools that cost a total of Rs 615 crore, Rs 600 crore, and Rs 535 crore to construct: Nalbari Medical College, Nagaon Medical College, and Kokrajhar Medical College.
Each of these medical schools is connected to a 500-bed teaching hospital that offers OPD/IPD services like emergency care, intensive care units, occupational therapy, and diagnostic tools, among others.
The AAHII's foundation stone will be laid by PM Modi. But for Rs 546 crore, the AAHII will support innovative discoveries and R&D in medicine and healthcare, identify the nation's particular health challenges, and encourage the creation of new technology to address those problems.