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New Delhi : Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Naik on September 26, 2018, laid the foundation stone of second phase of All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) here.  Addressing the gathering, Naik said that the institute will help in imparting skills to Ayurvedic doctors to make them more efficient. He also said that this process will help in offering affordable treatment to people.

The minister said that phase II, AIIA, Sarita Vihar, would comprise eight blocks and 3 level basement. “An auditorium with state of the art facilities having 500 seating capacity, AYUSH Sports Complex, Pharmacy Unit, Central Library, Panchakarma Wing, International Guest House, Residential Complex, Boy’s and girl’s hostel etc. are some of the salient features of Phase II construction,” Naid said, according to a PIB release. He further said that total constructed area would be approx. 60966 sq.m and cost of the project would be Rs 212.36 crore. The timeline allotted for completion of project is 33 months.

With its inception, All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) has the vision to be an outstanding centre of excellence for Ayurveda tertiary health care and set highest standards of education, research and patient care through Ayurveda for the benefit of humanity.

The institute is fully functional and serving approximately 1,200 patients per day through OPD services and 200 beds IPD services. Looking into the ever increasing scope of work, extension work of All India Institute of Ayurveda was planned well in advance in form of Phase II. The work has been entrusted to National Projects Construction Corporation Limited.

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