Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday laid the foundation stone for All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Rajkot in Gujarat. The project will mean generation of thousands of jobs, good health care and development of Gujarat, the PM said.
Over 201 acres of land has been allotted for the institute, which will be built at an estimated cost of ₹1,195 crore and is expected to be completed by mid-2022.
The state-of-the-art 750-bed hospital will also have a 30-bed AYUSH block. It will have 125 MBBS seats and 60 nursing seats, the PMO said.