Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY), a Central Sector Scheme, has two components :
Setting up of new AIIMS: Out of total twenty two new AIIMS announced so far, six AIIMS are functional and another fifteen AIIMS have been approved.
Up-gradation of existing State/Central Government Medical College/Institutions (GMC): This involves construction of Super Speciality Block/Trauma Centre and procurement of Medical Equipment and as on date seventy five projects in twenty three states have been approved.
Achievements in PMSSY scheme
Six (6) AIIMS (AIIMS-Bhopal, AIIMS-Bhubaneswar, AIIMS-Jodhpur, AIIMS-Patna, AIIMS-Raipur and AIIMS-Rishikesh) approved under Phase-I are already functional with 100 MBBS, 60 BSc (Nursing) and PG seats. Basket of services in these six AIIMS has been expanded and presently, on an average, more than 15000 patients are visiting OPD daily besides more than 15000 patients getting treatment in IPD every month with more than 3500 major surgeries getting performed every month.
In addition, OPD services in AIIMS Raebareli, AIIMS Mangalagiri and AIIMS Gorakhpur were commenced in 2018-19. Also, the OPD services have been started in AIIMS Nagpur in 2019-2020.
Further, the academic session for MBBS course at AIIMS Mangalagiri and AIIMS Nagpur with 50 students was started in 2018-19. 1st session of undergraduate MBBS course with 50 seats has also started in AIIMS Raebareli, Kalyani, Gorakhpur, Bathinda, Deoghar and Bibinagar from the session 2019-20.
Out of seventy five GMC upgradation projects approved, construction work in forty three projects has already been completed.