Master plan discussed for redevelopment of AIIMS into 'world-class university': Baijal

AIIMS New Delhi, set up in 1956, is located in the heart of Delhi, and is run by the central government

Master plan discussed for redevelopment of AIIMS into 'world-class university': Baijal AIIMS New Delhi: Meeting held to discuss redevelopment of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Delhi (image source: Official Twitter)
Press Trust of India | Feb 2, 2022 - 10:31 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Wednesday said a meeting was held to discuss a master plan to redevelop the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here into a "world-class university". In a tweet, Baijal said the CEO of NITI Aayog, vice-chairman of the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and AIIMS director Randeep Guleria and other senior officials of the institute took part in the meeting.

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The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), located in the heart of Delhi, was set up in 1956 and is run by the central government.

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"Chaired a meeting regarding Master Plan for the redevelopment of AIIMS, New Delhi into a world-class Medical University along with CEO NITI Aayog, VC DDA, Dr Randeep Guleria-AIIMS and other senior officials of AIIMS," he tweeted.

While appreciating the highlights of the master plan, it was decided to put in place an "institutional mechanism" to coordinate and facilitate timely grant of NOCs and clearances required for the project from different departments and agencies, including the DDA and the local bodies, he said.

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"It was agreed to meet periodically under the Chairpersonship of Hon'ble LG to review the status of approvals granted and to consider any inter-agency coordination issues that may arise. Conveyed best wishes for successful completion of the project," he tweeted and shared a photograph of a layout model related to the project.


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