No AIIMS in cards for Jammu; only AIIMS like facilities in J&K



The Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Shri J P Nadda stated that the Health Ministry is setting up an AIIMS in Jammu and Kashmir and will provide similar facilities of AIIMS in both Jammu and Kashmir regions. As per Nadda’s recent notification on micro blogging website Twitter, Health Ministry will provide similar facilities of AIIMS in both Jammu and Kashmir regions.


The Union Health Minister, Shri J P Nadda stated this after meeting a delegation from Jammu and Kashmir comprising State BJP President and Lok Sabha MP, Sh. Jugal Kishore Sharma, Deputy Chief Minister of the State, Sh. Nirmal Singh, State Health Minister, Sh. Lal Singh and State BJP General Secretary, Sh. Narendra Singh, who met the Union Health and Family Welfare Minister, here today.


“The NDA government under the leadership of Prime Minister Sh. Narendra Modi ji is committed to provide healthcare facilities for all regions. And we are committed to balanced regional growth when it comes to healthcare facilities,” said Sh. Nadda.

As per media sources, Government has decided to set up two separate All India Institutes of Medical Science (AIIMS) in Jammu and Srinagar.  He said, AIIMS like institutions will be provided both in Jammu and Srinagar region. Both these statements contradict with each other and the state will have to wait for an official statement .

As of now, AIIMS Coordination Committee has not called off the strike and will stand till the order copy is issued by the Ministry.

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