Guwahati, March 23: Assam’s Chief Minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma, recently announced on Twitter that the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, will be inaugurating the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Guwahati’s Changsari area on April 14. This move is expected to give a major boost to healthcare services in the Northeastern region of India. The Chief Minister also stated that the construction of the AIIMS is 90 percent complete, and the status of its various infrastructure facilities such as the OPD, auditorium, waste disposal, and connecting roads has been reviewed.
During his visit to the site, Sarma reviewed the ongoing construction and took stock of the progress made so far. He was accompanied by the state health minister, Keshab Mahanta. According to the Chief Minister, 18 departments of the hospital are almost functional, including the Out Patient Department (OPD), and 150 beds have been installed out of a total of 750 beds.
The construction of the hospital is progressing at a full pace, and the inauguration by the Prime Minister is expected to give a significant boost to the healthcare infrastructure in the region. The AIIMS in Guwahati will provide world-class healthcare facilities to the people of the Northeast and surrounding regions. The news of the upcoming inauguration has been widely welcomed by the people, who are eagerly looking forward to the opening of this much-awaited medical facility.