MoA signed between CAPFIMS and AIIMS

New Delhi Mar 9 (UNI) A Memorandum of Association (MoA) was signed between Central Armed Police Forces Institute of Medical Sciences (CAPFIMS) and All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Friday to run CAPFIMS as a campus of AIIMS, New Delhi.

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), has envisioned the CAPFIMS to provide world class health care services to all Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) employees, their dependents, Pensioners, CGHS beneficiaries, AB-PMJAY beneficiaries and general public, a MHA statement said.

The funds for procurement of medical equipment and furniture and the recurring cost towards operations and maintenance of the Campus shall be provided to AIIMS by Ministry of Home Affairs.

Moreover, a part of the Hospital beds in the campus shall be earmarked for providing Healthcare Services to all CAPF beneficiaries.

Notably, the Cabinet has approved a budgetary support of Rs 2207.50 crore in the 15th Finance Commission Cycle to run CAPFIMS as a campus of AIIMS, New Delhi.

The CAPFIMS is a state-of-the-art medical institute with a 970-bedded Referral and Research hospital with 500-bedded general hospital, 300-bedded super-specialty hospital and 170 ICU/Critical Care beds.

It has been established at a cost of around Rs 2091 crore. It is also having a Medical College (100 seats), a College of Nursing (60 seats), and a School of Paramedics (300 seats) in Maidangarhi, South Delhi, which shall also provide Post Graduate and PG Diploma Courses (60 Seats) and Post-Doctoral Courses (DM & McH- 10 Seats).

This “AIIMS-CAPFIMS Campus” is committed to offer super-specialty and tertiary health care facilities, including medical treatment, nursing care, and paramedical training and cater to the special needs of CAPFs beneficiaries as an integrated solution to all the tertiary health services, including Trauma Centre, Artificial Limb Centre, Mental Health Counselling Centre and Physical Rehabilitation Centre.

The collaboration will also enhance the health care infrastructure in the country and will provide an opportunity for medical graduates and specialists to serve in the medical cadre of CAPFs.

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