The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the establishment of an AIIMS facility in Bilaspur at a cost of Rs 1,351 crore.
• The Bilaspur All-India Institute of Medical Sciences will be completed within 48 months.
• It will have a medical college with an intake of 100 MBBS students per year. Nursing college with an intake of 60 BSc (nursing) students per year.
• It will also have an AYUSH Department with 30 beds for providing treatment facilities in traditional system of medicine.
• This is under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY).