Everything need to know About The Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY) Scheme and update
About The Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY) Scheme
1. The Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY) was announced in 2003 with the objectives of correcting regional imbalances in the availability of affordable/ reliable tertiary healthcare services and also augmenting facilities for quality medical education in the country.
- State of the art Modular OTs and diagnostics facilities.
- 15-20 super specialty departments.
- 750 Beds.
- 100 UG (MBBS) seats.
- 60 B.Sc. (Nursing ) seats.
- Focus on PG education and Research.
Total 22 new AIIMS have been announced so far under this component:-
- 8-10 Super Speciality Departments.
- Around 15 new PG seats.
- 150-250 beds
75 Projects have been considered under this component under different phases:-
History behind Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY)
(a) To develop patterns of teaching in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education in all its branches so as to demonstrate a high standard of medical education to all medical colleges and other allied institutions in India.
(b) To bring together in one place educational facilities of the highest order for the training of personnel in all important branches of health activity; and
(c) To attain self-sufficiency in postgraduate medical education.
For the promotion of the above objects, AIIMS has been envisioned to undertake the following activities:
(i) Provide for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in the science of modern medicine and other allied sciences, including physical and biological sciences;
(ii) Conduct experiments in new methods of medical education, both undergraduate and postgraduate, in order to arrive at satisfactory standards of such education;
(iii) Provide facilities for research in the various branches of such sciences;
(iv) Train teachers for the different medical colleges in India.
The new AIIMS institutions have been envisaged in times to come, to take leadership positions in the matter of advanced tertiary healthcare, medical education, and research, particularly focusing on research and regions-specific medical and healthcare issues. As in the case of AIIMS-Delhi, a much greater focus on postgraduate and higher education has been envisaged in all-new AIIMS