On 2nd october 2022 about 22 RCNV members visited AIIMS at MIHAN in Nagpur. AIIMS which is spread over 150 acres started functioning in this new campus in Dec 2019. It is a modern medical facility having high end best in class equipment and infrastructure facilities for training students as well as treating patients. It has permission for kidney transplant, Bone Marrow Transplant, Neuro-surgery and Cardiology. Treatment for BPL patients is free and for others it is nominal. AIIMS Nagpur got Super-Speciality in 4 years and is sought after by students for this reason.
It has about 1,000 beds & over 1000 doctors. Every ICU has 35-40 beds. It has a 24 x 7 emergency ward and a 1100 capacity auditorium. For convenience of City & outstation patients there is bus service from Sitabuldi to AIIMS every hour. Currently, every day over 500 patients come for OPD.
It has hostel facility for doctors, nursing staff as well as students. It has a gym, badminton court and other facilities. Like other AIIMS, it is completely autonomous and gets a grant of 100 crores every year from the government. Medicine comes at a discounted price and food is free for patients.
RCNV is thankful to Dr Niranjan Gopal for showing the facility & explaining about the procedures. RCNV is also very thankful to Maj General Dr Vibha Dutta and Dr Manish Shrigiriwar for their consent for the visit.