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PM Lays Foundation Stone of National Centre for Ageing

A step to care of those who took care of us when we needed it the most !
 PM Lays Foundation Stone of National Centre for Ageing
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for National Centre for Ageing at All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.
  • The Centre will be developed at cost of Rs. 330 crores and shall be completed by February 2020.

More about the National Centre for Ageing:

  • The Centre will provide state of art clinical care to elderly population and shall play key role in guiding research in field of geriatric medicine and related specialties.
  • It will also serve as key training facility for under graduate and post graduate courses.
  • It will provide multi-specialty health care and will have 200 general ward beds, which will include 20 medical ICU beds.

Another major development in the field of medical care:

  • Prime Minister also inaugurated 555 bed Super Speciality Block in Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi which hosts tertiary care facilities in areas of:
    • Cardiovascular Sciences
    • Neurosciences
    • Pulmonary Medicine
    • Nephrology
    • Endocrinology
  • He also dedicated 300 bedded Power Grid Vishram Sadan funded by the Power Grid Corporation in AIIMS.
  • It is 300 bedded night shelter facility meant for patients and their relatives visiting AIIMS main hospital and JPNA Trauma centre at AIIMS.
  • He also inaugurated underground tunnel providing connecting facility between AIIMS and JPNA Trauma Centre, reducing commute time between the two centers.
PM Lays Foundation Stone of National Centre for Ageing PM Lays Foundation Stone of National Centre for Ageing Reviewed by Shweta Kashyap on July 01, 2018 Rating: 5

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