All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), Raipur is one of new AIIMS in Chhattisgarh by MHRD. AIIMS Raipur will be one of the six referral hospitals on the lines of AIIMS, New Delhi, that the ministry of health would be setting up across the country. The 960-bed hospital will provide healthcare facilities in 39 specialty and super-specialty disciplines. It will be a huge leap in availability of top notch Medical education and remarkable milestone in the availability of health services in Chhattisgarh. Work for the proposed multi-specialty hospital that started in 2010 is going on in full swing and with more than half of the construction work almost over, the hospital is likely to meet its completion target of December 2012 in all probabilities.
Finishing touch is being given to the bunglows and 170 staff quarters and construction work at hostel is almost near to completion. More over, work at main hospital building, medical college building and the TB sanatorium is also going on in full swing. Meanwhile, Centre has allocated the second lot of grant of whopping Rs 150 crore to as part of the construction budget. This is the second lot after an initial grant of Rs 70 crore was allotted to the state government last year.