All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Mangalagiri

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All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Mangalagiri
AIIMS Mangalagiri.jpg
TypePublic
Established2018 (2018)
PresidentT. S. Ravikumar[1]
DirectorMukesh Tripathi[2]
Location, ,
522503
,
India

16°26′N 80°33′E / 16.43°N 80.55°E / 16.43; 80.55
Websitewww.aiimsmangalagiri.edu.in

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Mangalagiri (AIIMS Mangalagiri or AIIMS-M or AIIMS-MG) is a medical research public higher education institute located in the Mangalagiri in Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh, India. It is one of the four "Phase-IV" All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) announced in July 2014. It is located between Guntur and Vijayawada.

History[edit]

On July 2014,[3] in the budget speech for 2014–15,[4] the Minister of Finance Arun Jaitley announced a budget of 500 crore (equivalent to 643 crore or US$90 million in 2019) for setting up four new AIIMS, in Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra and the Purvanchal region in Uttar Pradesh,[3] the so-called "Phase-IV" institutes.[4] In October 2015 the AIIMS at Manglagiri was approved by the cabinet at a cost of 1,618 crore (equivalent to 20 billion or US$280 million in 2019).[4] Construction work on the permanent campus started in September 2017.[4] Meanwhile, AIIMS Manglagiri has commenced the academic session 2018-19 from temporary campus at Siddhartha Medical College.[5] The outpatient department (OPD) at the permanent campus started operating in March 2019.[6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dr.T S Ravikumar takes charge as president of AIIMS Mangalagiri" (PDF). 31 October 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Appointment of Director, AIIMS cleared". indianmandarins.com. 5 October 2018. Retrieved 11 November 2018.
  3. ^ a b "5 more IIMs, IITs and four more AIIMS to be set up". Hindustan Times. 10 July 2014. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  4. ^ a b c d "Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY)". Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Retrieved 11 November 2018.
  5. ^ "AIIMS begins its journey with induction of 50 students". The Hindu. 31 August 2018. Retrieved 31 August 2018.
  6. ^ "OPD services at AIIMS, Mangalagiri from today". New Indian Express. 12 March 2019. Retrieved 12 January 2020.

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