Public Health Budget
Health and Family Welfare
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE RAJYA SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1701 TO BE ANSWERED ON 3RD DECEMBER, 2019 STATUS OF AIIMS SET-UP UNDER PMSSY 1701. DR. AMAR PATNAIK: Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state: (a) the present status of AIIMS under Phases II, III and IV of the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY) and the details thereof; (b) whether the six AIIMS under Phase I are operating at full capacity; (c) if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor; and (d) whether Government has planned any future AIIMS or medical colleges for Odisha? ANSWER THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE (SHRI ASHWINI KUMAR CHOUBEY) (a): The present status of setting up of New AIIMS under Phase II, III and IV of the Pradhan MantriSwasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY) is given in ANNEXURE. (b) & (c):Presently six AIIMS at Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Patna, Raipur and Rishikesh are fully functional with 100 MBBS, 60 B.Sc. (Nursing) and PG seats. Hospital services are also operating with substantial capacity. All key hospital facilities and services such as Emergency, Trauma, Diagnostic, Pathology, Blood Bank are functioning. Basket of services in these six AIIMS has been expanded and presently, on an average, more than15000 patients are visiting OPD daily besides more than 15000 patients getting treatment in IPD every month with more than 3500 major surgeries getting performed every month. (d): Besides AIIMS Bhubaneswar which is already functional, presently there is no proposal to set up more new AIIMS in the state of Odisha. As far as Medical Colleges are concerned, five districts namely Balasore, Baripada (Mayurbani), Bolangir, Koraput and Puri have been approved for establishment of new medical colleges under Phase-I and one in the District of Jajpur under Phase-II of centrally sponsored scheme “Establishment of new medical colleges attached with existing district / referral Hospital” Further, Phase-III of the Scheme has been approved by the Cabinet on 20.08.2019, wherein 75 more new Medical Colleges are being established all over the country. The State/UT Governments have been requested to send their proposals under the Phase-III scheme along with Detailed Project Report as per scheme guidelines for consideration by the Ministry. However, so far, no proposal has been received from State Government of Odisha for establishment of new Medical College under Phase-III.