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Odisha Proposes Centre To Set Up AIIMS in Sundargarh District

Odisha, on Wednesday, urged the Centre to set up AIIMS hospital in Odisha’s Sundargarh district. Currently, the state has only one AIIMS at Bhubaneswar.

Odisha Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy wrote a letter to the Secretary, Health and Family Welfare requesting for AIIMS at Sundargarh.

“In view of healthcare requirements of Odisha, it is proposed that a second AIIMS may be considered for Western Odisha, in the district of Sundargarh. There is readily available infrastructure available for College and hospital in Sundargarh,” the letter read.

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