New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of AIIMS at Rajkot in Gujarat on December 31. The project, estimated to be around Rs 1,195 crore, is expected to be completed by mid of 2022.
The Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone at 11 a.m. via video conferencing.
For the project, 201 acres of land has been allotted, revealed a statement from the Prime Minister's Office.
"The project will be built at an estimated cost Rs 1,195 crore, and is expected to be completed by mid of 2022. The state-of-the-art 750 bed hospital will also have a 30 bed AAYUSH block. It will have 125 MBBS seats and 60 nursing seats," the statement said.
Governor of Gujarat, Chief Minister of Gujarat, Union Health Minister and Union Minister of State for Health will also be present on the occasion.