Construction on 750-bedded All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), being constructed along Jammu-Pathankot National Highway in Vijaypur Tehsil of Samba district, will soon begin as the tenders for undertaking different projects of the institute have been floated.
The project design has been approved while the construction on 750-bedded AIIMS is going to begin within a month as it could not take off due to ongoing Monsoon season. The paper work has almost been completed while the Union Health Ministry has given nod to the project design, adding that the tenders have already been floated for various works to be taken up under this mega project.
The upcoming AIIMS will be 750-bedded, divided equally into general units and super specialty units. The work of boundary wall at the land allotted for AIIMS is almost complete. The project received the go ahead by the cabinet committee on economic affairs (CCEA) in Jan, 2018.
On the North of the hospital, Emergency Block, Blood Bank and other important units will be set up while on its South, quarters for faculty and other staff besides bio-medical waste plant, water plant and other requirements will be fulfilled.
The hospital will also have surgery, medicine, dermatology, pediatrics units in general department while in super-specialty, it will have Cardiology, Neuro Surgery, Neurology, Endocrinology, Nephrology units besides many Intensive Care Units in each department. A Higher Secondary School will also be set up in the second phase for the children of faculty within the premises.