Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana – what you need to know

Here i am giving you thecomplete detail you need to know about The Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY) was announced in 2003 with objectives of correcting regional imbalances in the availability of affordable/ reliable tertiary healthcare services and also to augment facilities for quality medical education in the country.

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PMSSY has two main  components:
(i) Setting up of AIIMS like Institutions
(ii) Upgradation of Government Medical College Institutions.
2. Six AIIMS-like institutions have been opened under PMSSY –  one each in the States of Bihar (Patna), Chhattisgarh (Raipur), Madhya Pradesh (Bhopal), Orissa (Bhubaneswar), Rajasthan (Jodhpur) and Uttaranchal (Rishikesh) have been setup under the PMSSY scheme. Approved cost of each new AIIMS in first phase was 820 crores. Rs. 620 crores towards cost of construction and Rs. 200 crores for procurement of Medical Equipment and modular Operation Theatres.

3. Major Facilities at  these six AIIMS
The major facilities that is to be made available in each AIIMS in a phased manner as follows:
——Hospital with total bed strength of 960 beds with specialty/super specialty departments

i) 500 beds – Hospital with 18 Specialty disciplines
ii) 300 beds – 15 Super Specialty disciplines
iii) 100 beds – ICU/Accident Trauma
iv) 30 beds – AYUSH
v) 30 beds – Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PMR)

——-Basic Science Departments – 6 Nos.
i) Anatomy
ii) Physiology
iii) Biochemistry
iv) Pharmacology
v) Community Medicine
vi) Forensic Medicine

——-Other Departments
i) PMR Department
ii) AYUSH facilities

——–Specialty and Super Specialty Departments
These are the following specialty/ super specialty treatment facility and medical education will be made available in functional six AIIMS Institutes.

Specialty Departments – 18 Nos.Super-Specialty Departments-15 Nos.
i) General Medicine (including Tropical & Infectious diseases)i) Cardiology
ii) General Surgeryii) Cardio-thoracic & Vascular Surgery
iii) Obstetrics & Gynecologyiii) Gastroenterology
iii) Obstetrics & Gynecologyiii) Gastroenterology
iv) Orthopedicsiv) Surgical Gastroenterology
v) Pediatricsv) Nephrology (with dialysis)
vi) Dermatologyvi) Urology (and Renal Transplantation)
vii) Otorhinolaryngology (ENT)vii) Neurology
viii) Ophthalmologyviii) Neurosurgery
ix) Trauma & Emergencyix) Medical Oncology/Hematology
x) Pathology with Laboratory Medicinex) Surgical Oncology
xi) Microbiologyxi) Endocrinology & Metabolic Diseases
xii) Radio-Diagnosisxii) Nuclear Medicine
xiii) Radio Therapyxiii) Pediatric Surgery
xiv) Anesthesiologyxiv) Burns & Plastic Surgery
xv) Transfusion Medicine & Bloodxv) Pulmonary Medicine & Critical Care
xvi) Psychiatry
xvii) Neonatology

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