About AIIMS Bathinda
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bathinda (AIIMS Bathinda) is a medical college and medical research public university based in Bathinda, Punjab, India.As one of the All India Institutes of Medical Sciences, it operates autonomously under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. AIIMS BTI spreads over a large area and surrounded by lush green parks.It is one of the finest medical education hub of India.It became operational in 2019, one of the six AIIMS to do so in 2019.
Stone for AIIMS at Bathinda was laid in November 2016. AIIMS Bathinda was planned as a 750-bedded medical institute on 177 acre land having 10 speciality, 11 super speciality departments and 16 operation theatres. It is planned for 100 seats in medical college and 60 seats in nursing college. It became operational with the first batch of 50 MBBS students, which started in 2019 one of the six AIIMSs to become operational in 2019. The outpatient department (OPD) was inaugurated in December 2019, and the institute is expected to be fully operational by mid-2020. Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) was assigned as its mentoring institution in August 2019 and Dinesh Kumar Singh was appointed director in March 2020.
The first batch of MBBS of AIIMS Bathinda started on Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS), Faridkot campus on a temporary basis as AIIMS campus is under construction the Bathinda-Dabwali road.