The proposed AIIMS would spread over 205 acres and will have a 750-bed hospital
GN Bureau | June 8, 2018
Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs’ PSU, NBCC (India) Ltd has bagged a contract for planning, designing and construction of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Kothipara in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh. The prestigious medical institution will be built at a cost of Rs 1138 crores.
The proposed AIIMS would spread over 205 acres and will have a 750-bed hospital including emergency/trauma beds, AYUSH beds, private beds and ICU (specialty & super specialty) beds.
The project has been awarded to NBCC by the union ministry of health & family welfare under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY).
There will an institutional block catering to around 100 MBBS students and 60 nursing students apart from an administration block, AYUSH block, auditorium, night shelter, guest house, hostels and residential facilities, equipped with modern amenities.
NBCC has been a prime mover in health infrastructure sector of the country and has been undertaking several significant projects such as ESIC Hospitals, Medical Colleges & Hospitals of various state governments across the country.
Some of such major projects already executed by the company include Guwahati Medical College and Hospital at Assam; ESIC Medical College at Mandi, Himachal Pradesh; 500 Bedded ESIC Medical College & Hospital at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu; Medical College & 500 bed hospital at Sonepat & Mewat; Medical College at Durgapur; Trauma Centre of AIIMS Delhi; Sports Injury Centre at Safdarjung Hospital, Delhi and many more.
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