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Union Govt. Plans to establish Institutes of Aging and Advanced Nursing in AIIMS

Union Government is all set to establish Centres of Ageing and Nursing under the 12th Five Year Plan. The centers are to be constructed within All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

Dec 20, 2014 14:22 IST
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Union Government decided to start two National Centres of Ageing under the 12th Five Year Plan. The centers are to be constructed within All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

A proposal has been made for setting up of Indian Institute of Advanced Nursing (IIAN) at Tambaram, Tamil Nadu under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Upgradation/Strengthening of Nursing Services.

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has funded development of one advanced center in Department of Mycology, PGIMER, Chandigarh with a total fund of Rs. 1.78 crores from 2006 -2011.

Important points:

  1. Union government decided two centers of Nursing & Aging
  2. Centers are to be established at AIIMS
  3. Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has funded development of one advanced center in Department of Mycology

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