Nagpur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated AIIMS Nagpur with state-of-the-art facilities.
The Hospital, whose foundational stone was also laid by the Prime Minister in July 2017, has been established under the Central sector scheme Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana, read a statement from Prime Minister’s Office.
AIIMS Nagpur, being developed at a cost of more than Rs 1575 crore, is a hospital with state-of-the-art facilities, with OPD, IPD, diagnostic services, Operation theatres and 38 departments covering all major speciality and superspeciality subjects of Medical Science. The hospital provides modern health care facilities to the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra and is a boon to the surrounding tribal areas of Gadchiroli, Gondia and Melghat.
The Prime Minister also inspected an exhibition at the AIIMS, Nagpur soon after inaugurating the hospital.
Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Modi inaugurated Phase I of the Nagpur Metro rail project and purchased a ticket to take a ride on the Metro from Freedom Park to Khapri.
PM Modi also laid the foundation stone of Phase- II of the rail project, which will be developed at a cost of more than Rs 6700 crore.
Earlier today, PM Modi flagged off the sixth Vande Bharat Express that will run between Maharashtra’s Nagpur and Chhattisgarh’s Bilaspur.
PM Modi waved hands at the passengers travelling on the train after flagging off the train. (ANI)