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Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya Inaugurates AIIMS Bhubaneswar’s New Facilities

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya recently spearheaded the inauguration of cutting-edge healthcare facilities at AIIMS Bhubaneswar, marking a pivotal moment for healthcare in Odisha. Executive Director Ashutosh Biswas expressed gratitude towards Minister Mandaviya for his unwavering dedication to advancing healthcare in the region.

The event showcased the unveiling of state-of-the-art amenities, including a Dharmasala, Trauma Centre, and High Energy Linear Accelerator (HELA) Machine. These facilities epitomize the commitment to enhancing healthcare infrastructure and services in Odisha and beyond.


Constructed through generous Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funding from NALCO, the Dharmasala boasts 492 beds distributed across 159 rooms. Its affordability ensures patients and their attendants have access to unprecedented lodging options within the state. Biswas highlighted its operational significance in serving the public seeking healthcare services.

Trauma Centre

The newly inaugurated Trauma Centre, equipped with an ICU, modular OTs, and advanced diagnostic services, stands as a beacon of hope during traumatic situations. With 86 beds, including 19 dedicated to intensive care, it serves as the sole standalone trauma centre in the state, delivering prompt and efficient services to trauma victims.

HELA Machine

The introduction of the HELA Machine signifies a revolutionary leap in cancer care. Employing cutting-edge technology, this device ensures precise radiation therapy, significantly reducing waiting times for cancer patients. Biswas emphasized its role in providing comprehensive cancer care and enhancing the technological landscape of healthcare in Odisha.

Key Figures and Occasion

The presence of key figures such as DEAN P R Mohapatra, Satyajit Mishra, and Soubhagya Kumar Jena, alongside faculties, officials, students, and guests, marked the occasion in the main auditorium of AIIMS Bhubaneswar. Their collective efforts underscore the collaborative spirit driving advancements in healthcare services and infrastructure.

Embracing Technology and Excellence

The inauguration of these state-of-the-art facilities signifies a significant stride towards improving healthcare services in Odisha. With a focus on cutting-edge technology, operational efficiency, and comprehensive care, AIIMS Bhubaneswar reaffirms its commitment to providing exemplary healthcare services to the community.

Important questions related to exams

1. What cutting-edge facility was inaugurated virtually at AIIMS Bhubaneswar?

2. Which company provided Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funding for the construction of the Dharmasala?

Kindly comment on your answers!!!

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