At Thopoor near Madurai AIIMS Hospital will be built in 260 acres of land at an estimated cost of rupees 1264 crores. For laying the foundation stone, Narendra Modi Prime Minister of India came from Delhi to Madurai on a special flight. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Deputy Chief minister, governor and BJP state secretary Tamilisai Soundararajan received Modi at the airport. At Mandela Nagar he laid the foundation stone where the function was organised, in the same venue he inaugurated 12 passport seva centres. Multi speciality treatment centres for Madurai, Tirunelveli and Tanjore Medical Colleges. He informed that from Tamil Nadu 1.5 crore people were benefited in the Prime Minister's free Insurance Scheme.