Targets and Objectives of Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY)
In the answer of a question, govt explained in Loksabha about Targets and Objectives of Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY).
Targets and Objectives of PMSSY
The Minister Of State In The Ministry Of Health And Family Welfare said that Objective of the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY) is to correct regional imbalances in the availability of affordable/ reliable tertiary healthcare services and also to augment facilities for quality medical education in the country. PMSSY has two components – Setting up of new AIIMS and up-gradation of existing Government Medical Colleges (GMCs). Setting up of 22 new AIIMS and upgradation of 75 existing Government Medical Colleges in the country has been sanctioned under the Scheme.
Patients are benefitted by the upgradation of existing Government Medical Colleges and all the AIIMS are meant for providing facilities for teaching / learning, patient care and research. Patient care services in OPD and IPD are available for everyone.