Six AIIMSs at Patna
(Bihar), Raipur (Chhattisgarh), Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), Bhubaneshwar (Odisha),
Jodhpur (Rajasthan) and Rishikesh (Uttarakhand) have already been made
functional. An AIIMS at Rae Bareli is being established under Phase-II
of PMSSY. Hon’ble Finance Minister while presenting the Budget for the
financial year 2014-15 had announced setting up of four new AIIMS in
Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Maharashtra and Purvanchal in UP, and in
the Budget speech 2015-16 has proposed to set up six new AIIMS in Jammu
& Kashmir, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh, Assam and Bihar. Two
new AIIMS in Gujarat and Jharkhand have been announced in Budget speech
In so far as establishment of AIIMS at Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal,
Maharashtra, Punjab and Assam is concerned, the land has been
transferred to Government of India. There is a delay in handing over of
land identified for setting up of AIIMS at Jammu, Kashmir and Uttar
Pradesh to Government of India.
Government of Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu have been
asked to identify three to four alternate locations for establishment of
AIIMS based on criteria under challenge method.
The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Smt Anupriya Patel
stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha here today.