AIIMS in Chhattisgarh

Civil work for Package I (Medical College) of the AIIMS-like institution at Raipur (Chhattisgarh) has started on 30th May, 2010 and is scheduled to be completed in 15 months. As regards Package II (Hospital), work has started in mid-September, 2010 and is scheduled to be completed in 24 months. Construction of residential complex at the site has already been completed.

Project Consultant for each site has been selected for expeditious execution of work. In order to supervise and coordinate the construction activities, a Project Cell for each site has been set up. Each of the projects is also being closely monitored by a Project Monitoring Unit in the Ministry.

Moreover, in order to expedite the work and to avoid delay, strong incentive and disincentive clauses have been incorporated in the tender conditions for construction of Medical College and Hospital Complex.

This information was given by Minister for Health and Family Welfare Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad in written reply to a question raised in Rajya Sabha today.

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