Himachal gets its own AIIMS, PM to lay the foundation stone on 3rd October

The establishment of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Bilaspur in Himachal Pradesh is being seen as a step towards ensuring quality medical facilities to the far-flung areas of the hilly state

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New Delhi: The hilly state of Himachal Pradesh is all set to get its own unit of All India Institute of Medical Sciences. To be established in the Bilaspur district of the state, it is expected to provide the much needed tertiary medical services to a vast population of not only in Himachal Pradesh but the other northern states too.

Expressing his gratitude to the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, the Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, J P Nadda thanked him for sanctioning the AIIMS to the state and agreeing to lay the foundation stone of the premier national medical institute on 3rd October.

The Union Health Minister stated that AIIMS Bilaspur is another milestone in the list of achievements of the NDA government in the health sector. “Health forms a very crucial peg in the development story of any state, and with a pragmatic and progressive leader such as the Prime Minister, the health sector of Himachal Pradesh is greatly benefitted. AIIMS Bilaspur, with its multiple disciplines, will herald the hilly state towards comprehensive development and growth, Mr Nadda stated.