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AIIMS in Raipur, Jodhpur get new directors

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The government has appointed directors of Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in and

will be of AIIMS, Raipur, while has been named director AIIMS Jodhpur, according to an order issued by the

The central government had decided to set up six new AIIMS at Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Patna, and under the first phase of the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY), to correct regional imbalances in providing and attain self-sufficiency in graduate and postgraduate medical education.

Two more AIIMS, one at Rae Bareli, and the other at Raiganj, have been approved in the second phase of PMSSY.

The move to set up more premier medical institution aims at reducing work load of the Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi, which caters to a large number of patients, officials said.

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First Published: Fri, August 10 2018. 13:15 IST