Health Minister Dr.Harsh Vardhan today digitally inaugurated the Radio diagnosis Facilities at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bathinda. He also inaugurated the MBBS Student Hostel.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Harsh Vardhan said, the setting up of new AIIMS at Bathinda will not only transform health education and training but will also address the shortfall of health care professionals in the region.
The Minister said, the new AIIMS will serve the dual purpose of providing super specialty health care to the population and also help to create a large pool of doctors and other health workers in this region.
He said, the number of AIIMS has increased from 6 to 22 while another 75 existing institutions are planned for upgradation to provide quality tertiary healthcare services.