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Finally, AIIMS Bilaspur gets Cabinet nod

DNDEL13719 | 1/4/2018 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :171



New Delhi: Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi had already laid its foundation stone before the Himachal Assembly polls, on Wednesday, the AIIMS Bilaspur was also granted the Cabinet nod. This will be the the country’s 15th AIIMS and will cost the Centre an estimated Rs 1,351 crore.
Though the PM laid the foundation stone on October 3, the Cabinet nod was pending over the Election Commission notification regarding the Assembly elections.
The new 750-bedded AIIMS, with an intake of 100 MBBS students per year, is slated to be completed in 48 months with a pre-construction phase of 12 months, construction phase of 30 months and stabilisation and commissioning phase of six months.
Even as the six current AIIMS nationwide face
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