Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Gujarat’s first AIIMS at Rajkot on February 25

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Gujarat’s first AIIMS at Rajkot: Gujarat’s first All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) will open in Rajkot on February 25 under the direction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the state health minister announced on Friday. According to the ministry, on February 25, the prime minister will dedicate five AIIMS from Rajkot to the country. Modi will open the in-patient department (IPD) of the super-speciality hospital at Para Pipaliya hamlet on the outskirts of Rajkot city, Patel told reporters in Gandhinagar. The OPD of the facility is now operational.

Modi laid the cornerstone for Rajkot AIIMS in December 2020 using a video conference. “Rajkot AIIMS is a top-notch hospital spanning 201 acres with 720 beds, including ICU and super-speciality beds. The prime minister will officially open 23 operating rooms, a 30-bed AYUSH block, and 250 IPD beds on February 25. Patel stated that the remaining beds would be made accessible gradually. He claimed that the hospital was constructed for Rs 1,195 crore and that the outpatient department had already seen about 1.44 lakh patients.

PM Modi opened four more AIIMS.

The prime minister is scheduled to arrive at Rajkot AIIMS on Sunday afternoon and will speak at a rally at the city’s Race Course field later in the evening, according to a government announcement. According to the statement, he will participate in a roadshow spanning a kilometre from the old airport to the public rally’s location. The prime minister will also essentially open four more recently constructed AIIMS during the event; they are situated in Kalyani (West Bengal), Bathinda (Punjab), Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh), and Mangalagiri (Andhra Pradesh), according to Patel.

The Center spent Rs 6,300 crore building the five super-speciality hospitals, including the one in Rajkot, he added. In addition, the minister stated that Modi will lay the foundation for projects worth Rs 48,000 crore across several state and federal ministries, including NHAI, railways, energy and petrochemicals, roads and buildings, ports, and health and family welfare. He said that Rs 35,700 crore’s worth of projects are for Gujarat, and the rest are for other states.

According to Patel, the prime minister would inaugurate several significant projects, such as the doubling of the Rajkot-Surendranagar railway line, the construction of a new cardiology facility in Vadodara, the construction of a new Mundra Panipat crude oil pipeline, and power production projects in Kutch.

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