About Medical Infrastructure
For improving the quality of medical education and augmenting the tertiary healthcare infrastructure, setting of 22 new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) have been announced. Besides, 157 new government medical colleges are being added in different phases under the scheme for upgradation of district/ referral hospitals to medical colleges. Overall an estimated capital expenditure of Rs 151,019 crore would be made by both central and states governments over fiscals 2020-2025. About 52 identified projects will be implemented by the Centre during the period. The capital expenditure for these projects is estimated at Rs 94,697 crore.