Prime Minister Lays Foundation Stone of AIIMS in Punjab

Indo-Asian News Service  |  Updated: November 25, 2016 13:19 IST

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Prime Minister Lays Foundation Stone of AIIMS in Punjab
Highlights
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of AIIMS
  • In Bathinda district of Punjab it will be will be spread over 200 acres
  • The 750-bed hospital and institute will be built at Rs 925 crores budget
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday laid the foundation stone of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Bathinda district in Punjab.

The 750-bed hospital and institute will be built at a cost of Rs 925 crore and will be spread over 200 acres.

The AIIMS project will cater to south-west Punjab, comprising the districts of Bathinda, Mansa and Sangrur where cancer and other diseases are widely prevalent.

The institute, which will be completed in two years, will also cater to the needs of the people in adjoining areas of Haryana and Rajasthan.

Bathinda is the Lok Sabha constituency of Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal.

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