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Modi in Tamil Nadu: Lays foundation stone for Rs 1,264-cr AIIMS in Madurai

The 750-bedded AIIMS hospital is expected to go on stream in 2022. It will have a capacity of 100 MBBS seats and 60 BSc (Nursing) seats

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being felicitated by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami at the foundation stone laying ceremony of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Madurai

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid the foundation for a new All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Madurai and also inaugurated super speciality blocks at Rajaji Medical College, Thanjavur Medical College and Tirunelveli Medical College in Tamil Nadu. At a function in Madurai, Modi shared the stage with Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswamy. He unveiled the plaque to mark the laying of the foundation stone of AIIMS, which will be built a cost of about Rs 1,264 crore. ALSO ...