Modi visits Vajpayee at AIIMS after inauguration of National Centre for Aging
Modi visits Vajpayee at AIIMS after inauguration of National Centre for Aging



New Delhi [India], June 29 (NT): Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited his ailing forerunner Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who is now undergoing treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here on Friday  after attending the event.

 Worth mention here Vajpayee was admitted with a kidney tract infection, chest congestion and urine output on the lower side on July 11 in Delhi AIIMS.

The former prime minister is now undergoing treatment for urinary tract infection at the hospital.

Prime Minister Modi paid the visit after laying the foundation stone of National Centre for Aging at AIIMS Delhi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi  laid the foundation stone for the National Centre for Aging at All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi here on Friday.

The ward, with around 200 beds centre, will grant Multi-Speciality healthcare to the older people.

The Prime Minister also inaugurated the 555 bed Super Speciality Block in Safdarjung Hospital.

Apart from this, he also dedicated 500 bedded New Emergency Block in Safdarjung and 300 bedded Power Grid Vishram Sadan in AIIMS.

Connection Motorable Tunnel between AIIMS, Ansari Nagar and Trauma Centre also opened by the hands of prime minister today.

This tunnel will cut down the distance to arrive at the trauma centre and the critical patients can be easily transferred from the hospital to the trauma centre in just five minutes. Earlier it took 30 minutes.

PM Modi in his address told that his Government putting efforts for New India initiative where Excellent doctor and facilities will be available.

"Seeing the increasing pressure on AIIMS, we are increasing facilities at all of its campuses. Today foundation stone of National Centre for Aging, which will be built at a cost of Rs 300 crore was laid. This will have 200 beds" : PM Narendra Modi

He added that BJP-led Center Govt is upgrading 58  districts hospitals as medical colleges.

The constriction of the tunnel was commenced in 2012 and costs 40 crore rupees. (NT)

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