All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi (AIIMS New Delhi; IAST: Akhil Bhāratiya Āyurvignan Samsthān, Naī Dillī) is a medical college and medical research public university based in New Delhi, India. AIIMS (New Delhi) was established in 1956 through an Act of Parliament and operates autonomously under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi.svg
Official seal of AIIMS (New Delhi)
MottoSharīramādyam khalu dharmasādhanam
Motto in English
"The body is indeed the primary instrument of dharma."
TypePublic
Established2016
Endowment₹ 3599.65 Crores,

for session 2019-20,

(≈ US$ 525.04 million, as per July 2019)
PresidentDr. Harsh Vardhan, Hon'ble Minister of Health and Family Welfare
DeanVinay Kumar Bahl
DirectorDr. Randeep Guleria
Location
New Delhi
,
New Delhi
,
28°33′54″N 77°12′36″E / 28.565°N 77.21°E / 28.565; 77.21
CampusDelhi
LanguageEnglish
Websitewww.aiims.edu

HistoryEdit

AIIMS (New Delhi) is governed by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences Act, 1956.[1] AIIMS was established in 1956 in New Delhi after then Prime Minister of India Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru's initial proposal to set up the institute in Calcutta was turned down by the then Chief Minister of West Bengal Bidhan Chandra Roy.[2] It was the vision of Rajkumari Amrit Kaur, the first Health Minister of India, to establish an institute of such nature in India.

RankingsEdit

Life Sciences and Medicine University rankings
Medical - India
NIRF (2019)[3]1
India Today (2018)[4]1
Outlook India (2018)[5]1
The Week (2019)[6]1
 
AIIMS (New Delhi) Emergency block building situated within the East Campus.

World Ranking:

  • AIIMS (New Delhi) was ranked 338 in world in 2019 in the category of Life Sciences and Medicine by QS WUR.[7]

National Ranking:

Achievements of AIIMS (New Delhi)Edit

  • AIIMS is the first Indian center to perform a successful cardiac transplant. The surgery was performed by P Venugopal, the ex director of AIIMS in 1994.[8]
  • AIIMS is an advanced center of stem cell therapy in India, especially cardiac and neurological. It holds a reputation of being a pioneer in Stem Cell Injection.[9][10][11]
  • AIIMS has India's first and only minimally invasive surgery training center, under collaboration with Germany.[12]
  • The first in-vitro fertilization facility in the public sector set up at the AIIMS (New Delhi) in February 2008.[13]

AwardsEdit

  • Kayalkalp Award (Cleanest Medical Facility) for 3 consecutive years 2017, 2018 and 2019: First Prize for maintaining cleanliness within the institute's premises.[14][15]

CampusesEdit

AIIMS, New Delhi main campusEdit

AIIMS New Delhi's main campus is located in Ansari Nagar in Delhi. It is adjacent to the South Extension-II market and lies on the both sides of Sir Aurobindo Marg, southwards to the AIIMS Roundabout flyover crossing.

AIIMS Main campus is spread mainly into 5 locations:

  1. East Campus - Containing OPD Block, Main Hospital Block, Ward Block, Medical College, Research Section, Convergence Block, BB Dixit Library, Administrative Wing, Undergraduates Hostels, Central Lawn, Jawaharlal Auditorium and staff quarters. The 4 Specialty Centers for Cardiothoracic + Neurosciences, Cancer Center, Center for Ophthalmic Sciences and Center for Dental Education and Research are also within this East Campus.
  2. West Campus - It comprises mainly staff quarters and residences.
  3. JPNA Trauma Center - It is exclusively designated for Emergency services. In June 2018 a tunnel + ramp-road link between East campus and JPNA Trauma Center Campus was also opened. This link route is very useful in fast transferring of critical patients across the two Campuses.
  4. Masjid Moth Campus - This site contains new Post-Graduate & Resident Doctor's apartments. Underground parking block is also situated here. Upcoming New OPD Block, Mother & Child Care Unit, Surgical Block and Geriatric Block are also under construction here. These new blocks are aimed to reduce the patient load on the present OPD block in East Campus which is currently overhauled by nearly approx. 10,000 out-patients per day.
  5. Ayurvigyan Nagar Campus - It is too for faculty and staff's residential accommodations.
 
JPNA Trauma Center building at AIIMS (New Delhi)
 
Central lawn, with teaching block in the background

Across AIIMS is Safdarjung Hospital and associated Vardhman Mahavir Medical College (of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University). Also, adjacently lies the headquarters of Indian Council of Medical Research, the body that coordinates and funds medical research in India. In vicinity, also lies National Medical Library, run by the Directorate-General of Health Services of the Government of India. It has a vast collection of scientific and medical journals that can be accessed by researchers.

Extension Campuses of AIIMS (New Delhi)Edit

Jhajjar Extension campusEdit

 
National Cancer Institute (NCI) at AIIMS (New Delhi)'s Jhajjar Extension campus

AIIMS (New Delhi)'s Jhajjar Extension Campus was established on 24 November 2012.[16] It spreads over 330 acres (1.335 square kilometers) of land[17] built with an initial cost of 10 billion (US$140 million),[18][19][20][21]

National Cancer Institute (NCI) and upcoming National Heart InstituteEdit

The 710 bedded National Cancer Institute of India and Infectious and Community Diseases Centre at AIIMS (New Delhi)'s Jhajjar Extension Campus is constructed at a cost of ₹2,034 crores on 32 acres along the lines of National Cancer Institute of the USA[22] and it is focused on treatment and research on the India-specific cancer.[23]

It became operational on 18 December 2018 including OPD, lab and 250 bed hospital which will be expanded to 710 beds by December 2019.[24] It is headed by Dr. G.K. Rath former Head of Department of Oncology at AIIMS (New Delhi).[24] National Heart Institute (India) is also being establlished here.[25]

IITD-Jhajjar campus is located next to the AIIMS (New Delhi)'s Jhajjar Extension campus. IIT-Delhi and AIIMS are to jointly set up a biomedical research park at this campus, including a joint Ph.D. supervision programme and provision for adjunct faculty. IITD-Jhajjar is funded by the IITD and managed by the Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer (FITT).[26]

A heliport is being developed here in January 2019 for the Air Ambulance to serve emergency patients from remote areas.[27]

Ballabhgarh Extension campusEdit

Ballabhgarh, established in 1965, is an extension campus of AIIMS in Ballabhgarh city of Faridabad district in Haryana.[28] This rural field practice OPD[clarification needed] campus was set up in collaboration with Government of Haryana as "Comprehensive Rural Health Services Project" - "Ballabgarh Health and Demographic Surveillance System".[29][30] In 1961 Rural Field Practice was established at AIIMS (New Delhi) with the help of Rockefeller Foundation. In 1965, the Comprehensive Rural Health Services Project was set up at Ballabgarh with a 50-bed hospital, 24 hr emergency and obstetric facilities, outpatient services in medicine, surgery, pediatrics, gynaecology & obstetrics, eye, otorhinolaryngology, psychiatry, physical medicine & rehabilitation, pediatric surgery, dental care, homeopathy, NCD[clarification needed] clinic, ANC[clarification needed] clinic, immunization clinic, laboratory, radiological and ultra-sonography services.[28][31][32][33]

Ghaziabad Extension campusEdit

An intensive field practice area, NDDTC -National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre[34] is an extension campus of AIIMS (New Delhi) in Ghaziabad city of Uttar Pradesh.[33]

The Drug Dependence Treatment Centre, AIIMS was established in the year 1988 and was functional in New Delhi. In 2003 it was upgraded as a National Centre (National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre) and is fully operational from its new premises in Ghaziabad, Delhi-NCR since April 2003.

NDDTC has been established as the apex centre for treatment of drugs and substance abuse disorders in the country. It provides a state of art model for de‐addiction treatments. This centre has full range of specialists & facilities. The NDDTC is situated on 10 acre beautiful campus. It is presently having 50 bedded treatment facilities

PhD Programme in the area of Addiction Psychiatry & DM (Addiction Psychiatry) Programme started since year 2012 and 2015 respectively.

The Ex-Chief of the Centre was a member of the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), a monitoring body under the United Nations.

 
NDDTC of AIIMS (New Delhi)

NDDTC has been designated as a WHO Collaborating Centre on Substance Abuse (2012-2020)

AIIMS (New Delhi) Campus Redevelopment Master plan 2019Edit

In February 2019 The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister of India has given ‘in principle’ approval to the Implementation of Master Plan to convert All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi into a world class Medical University.[35]

The visualization at the time of institute's construction (in 1950s) was for a limited number of patients. The medical institute was established as a tertiary-care centre, but now it has turned into a primary care centre. Over time, the requirement has increased manifold. The upcoming master plan will now have a vision for the next decade.

  • The Master Plan envisages freeing up adequate space through redevelopment, vertical expansion and reorganizing the land usage, thus optimizing the infrastructure of the Institute for the next 20 years.
  • It is proposed to re-develop the infrastructure of AIIMS, New Delhi by consolidating the Patient Care, Teaching, Research, Administration and support services in areas in the East Ansari Nagar (Main) Campus and residential facilities from East Ansari Nagar (Main Campus) to Trauma Centre Extension (New Rajnagar) Campus.

Benefits:

The project would provide highly specialized state-of-the-art healthcare to the patients and an integrated ‘One Campus’ answer to all the investigative, physiotherapeutic, operative, rehabilitative and vocational needs of the patients.It would ensure smart mobility and accessibility for the patients and become an apex tertiary care centre for advancement of research, clinical applications and management of patients.

Works expected as per the Redevelopment Master planEdit

By 2024, AIIMS (New Delhi) will add around 3,000 more beds to its existing strength of 2,478 beds. So there will be a facility of approximately 5,500 beds in service by then.[36]

A move that will come as a relief for thousands of patients who visit the hospital every day as presently the hospital sees a daily footfall of almost 15,000 patients and their attendants. It also aims to strengthen patient-care services and residential facilities for faculty members and staff.

Officials said the estimated cost of executing the master plan is around ₹10,345 crore, including ₹1,000 crore for hiring manpower .

The project will be completed in two phases; while Phase 1 will be completed in 46 months, the second phase will be finalized in 70 months.

As per the plan, a convention centre, a guesthouse with 40 rooms, a hostel with more than 4,500 rooms and 500 residential units with allied car parking will be set up.

As There is no scope of further expansion with the limited availability of land, residential facilities stretching from Trauma Centre campus, West Campus (Ansari Nagar) to East Campus (Ansari Nagar) and Ayurvigyan Nagar Campus will be relocated. This will free up space in the main campus and allow to expand vertically.[37]

With senior faculty members raising issues of shortage of labs and operation theaters in the institute, the administration hopes the upcoming project will look into that concern. This new plan will also create scope for research projects, which have been pending due to space constraints.

HealthcareEdit

Medical facilitiesEdit

Departments and Sub-Specialties at AIIMS (New Delhi)
Department /Sub-Specialty


1. Anesthesiology
2. Anatomy
3. Biochemistry
4. Biomedical Engineering
5. Biophysics
6. Biostatistics
7. Biotechnology
8. Breast and Endocrine Surgery
9. Cardiac Anaesthesiology
10. Cardiac Biochemistry
11. Cardiac Pathology
12. Cardiac Radiology
13. Cardiology
14. Cardio-surgical Intensive Care
15. Cardio-thoracic & Vascular Surgery
16. Cardio-vascular Radiology & Endovascular Interventions
17. Community Medicine and Family Medicine
18. Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
19. Dermatology and Venereology
20. Dietetics
21. Drug Dependence and Addiction Psychiatry
22. Emergency Medicine
23. Endocrinology and Metabolism
24. Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
25. Forensic pathology and Molecular Laboratory
26. Gastroenterology and Human Nutrition
27. Gastrointestinal Surgery and Liver Transplantation
28. General Surgery and Minimal Access Surgery
29. Geriatric Medicine
30. Gynecological Oncology
31. Head and Neck Surgical Oncology
32. Hematology
33. Hepatology
34. Hospital Administration
35. Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology
36. Integrative Medicine and Research
37. Laboratory Medicine
38. Laboratory Oncology
39. Medical Genetics
40. Medical Oncology
41. Medical Physics
42. Medicine
43. Microbiology
44. Neonatology
45. Nephrology
46. Neuro-anaesthesiology and Critical Care
47. Neuro Biochemistry
48. Neurology
49. Neuro Pathology
50. Neuro Psychology
51. Neuro-imaging & Interventional Neuroradiology
52. Neurosurgery
53. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
54. Nuclear Medicine
55. Nursing and Midwifery
56. Obstetrics and Gynaecology
57. Ophthalmic Sciences
58. Onco-anesthesiology & Palliative Medicine
59. Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
60. Organ Retrieval & Stem Cell Sciences
61. Organ Transplant and General Surgery
62. Orthodontics
63. Orthopaedics
64. Otorhinolaryngology
68. Pathology
65. Pediatric Cardiology
66. Pediatric Endocrinology
67. Pediatric Medicine
69. Pediatric Nephrology
70. Pediatric Neurology
71. Pediatric Neurosurgery
72. Pediatric Oncology
73. Pediatric Pulmonology & Intensive Care
74. Pediatric Surgery
75. Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry
76. Pharmacology
77. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
78. Physiology
79. Plastic, Reconstructive and Burns Surgery
80. Prosthodontics
81. Psychiatry
82. Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Disorder
83. Radio-diagnosis and Interventional Radiology
84 Radio-therapy
85. Reproductive Biology
86. Rheumatology
87. Surgical Oncology
88. Transfusion Medicine and Blood Bank
89. Transplant Immunology and Immunogenetics
90 Trauma Surgery and Critical Care
91. Urology

Clinical statistics for session 2017–2018Edit

Hospital Services at AIIMS (2017–18) ( source: 62nd Annual-Report [38] )
Hospital/Centre Outpatients

(including casualty)

Inpatients

(patients admitted)

Surgeries

(operations/procedures)

Beds
General Private TOTAL
Main Hospital 20,88,171 1,15,276 96,439 997 165 1,162
Cardiothoracic Centre 2,04,976 12,331 4,141 226 33 464
Neurosciences Centre 1,36,300 9,414 3,314 174 31
Dr. RP Centre (Opthalmic Centre) 5,75,174 43,684 45,411 288 22 310
JPNA Trauma Centre 1,23,845 6,910 8,142 232 11 243
Dr. BRA-IRCH (Cancer Centre) 1,71,778 42,687 10,329 167 15 182
CCM (Centre for Community Medicine) 5,48,236 12,685 2,340 50 - - - - 50
NDDTC (National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre) 1,64,642 1,201 - - - - 50 - - - - 50
CDER (Dental Centre) 2,09,045 1,377 22,918 17 - - - - 17
Outreach patients (Badsha, Jhajjar, Haryana) 1,33,171 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL: 43,55,338

(43.5 lakhs+)

2,45,565

(2.4 lakhs+)

1,93,034

(1.9 lakhs+)

2,201 227 2,478 beds

Specialty centresEdit

 
AIIMS (New Delhi), "Centre for Dental Education and Research" in background with hostels and the basketball court in foreground
  • Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences:
    Establisted in 1967 by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, it is a 310-bed ophthalmic (eyes) specialty centre.[39]
  • Dr. BR Ambedkar Institute Rotary Cancer Hospital:
    It specialises in the treatment of cancer and hosts departments viz. surgical, medical and radiation oncology.Total beds are 182.
  • Jai Prakash Narayan Apex Trauma Centre:
    It is India's first full-fledged centre to treat victims of trauma. It is located about 1 km west of the main campus.[40] It has a bed strength of 243.
  • Centre for Dental Education and Research:
    Located adjacent to the Hostels, is AIIMS' newest specialty centre. The centre commenced a 4-year collaboration with WHO for oral health promotion. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of the Government of India designated this Centre as National Centre for Excellence for implementation of National Oral Health Programme in the country. This centre provides technical support on oral health to the government and WHO. Despite having very few faculty members, this centre has been giving best research output per person in the country. It contains 17 beds.
  • Cardiothoracic and Neurosciences Centre:
    Offers superspecialty patient care, training and research in the respective fields. Containing totally 464 beds.
  • National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre, Ghaziabad:
    It is a WHO collaborating centre on substance abuse containing 50 beds.[41]
  • Centre for Community Medicine, Ballabhgarh:
    It maintains a teaching and treatment facility at Ballabgarh, which is a periurban area outside Delhi, it also provides comprehensive services to 84000 population. Faculty members from AIIMS (New Delhi) are posted there by rotation. It contains 50 beds.

AcademicsEdit

AdmissionsEdit

 
Foundation stone at the Academic Building of AIIMS (New Delhi), placed by Queen Elizabeth II

AIIMS (New Delhi) was originally established as a super-specialty tertiary care centre with primary emphasis on research and specialized training facilities. MBBS is the basic medical course at bachelor's degree level. This is followed by master's degree level specialisation in general surgery, general internal medicine, pediatrics and other fields. Superspecialties are those healthcare fields whose practitioners need specialised certification after completing their postgraduation, examples being cardiothoracic and vascular surgery, rheumatology, neurology, and pediatric neurology. There are at least 45 superspecialties at AIIMS (New Delhi) at higher master's degree level. AIIMS also offers M.Sc. and PhD level research courses.

There are about forty-two specialty post-graduate courses conducted at AIIMS (New Delhi). The entry is through a nationwide competitive examination, AIIMS PG, held every six months.[42] Each year nearly 50 thousand medical graduates and 25 thousand dental graduates across the country compete for the limited number of positions, approximately <1% of the candidates are admitted through the process.

Institute has a separate Examination-Section of its own, dedicated for all national level entrance exams, university's internal professional exams and departmental exams. Examination-Section functions through a separate website: https://www.aiimsexams.org/ [43]

National-Level entrance exams for all undergraduate, postgraduate and postdoctoral (super-specialty) seats in AIIMS (New Delhi) and all other peripheral newly established AIIMS are conducted by this Examination-Section, through Online mode only.

AIIMS publishes The National Medical Journal of India.[44] Several journals in medical sciences are edited by AIIMS faculty.

Changes in Entrance Examination pattern under the provisions of NMC Bill 2019Edit

As per the latest official notification released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, AIIMS, JIPMER -Puducherry, PGI -Chandigarh & all INIs (Institutes of National Importance) were directed to not to conduct any Undergraduate entrance exams from 2020 onwards.

Government has said that from 2020 session onwards, all such undergraduate admissions would be taken up only through a single national level examination NEET-UG conducted by NTA (National Testing Agency).

Many field experts however criticized this exam unification, specifically with respect to AIIMS (New Delhi), citing the reason that the level of questions in AIIMS-UG entrance exams (for both MBBS & BSc Nursing courses separately) used to be of such a higher & deep logical-conceptual thinking capabilities, that they eventually served a greater advantage for selecting the most desirable students for such scientific courses. And that was something really crucial for the main objectives for which AIIMS (New Delhi) was established, which are cutting edge research, medical innovations and to demonstrate high standards of medical education to all medical colleges and allied institutions in India.

Residential facilitiesEdit

AIIMS is a residential university where the faculty members, staff, and students live on either the main campus or one of the several extension campuses. At undergraduate level there is accommodation for total 400 students in 7 hostels, 6 male (Hostels No.1-6) and one female hostel (Hostel 10). At post-graduate level there are 3 hostels, 1 hostel for female students (Hostel No.9) and 2 hostels for single male or married couples (Hostels No.7-8). Additional hostels for nursing students and post-graduate students are available at a facility in the Masjid Moth area, near the main AIIMS campus. Ballabgarh campus has hostels at Ballabgarh, Dayalpur and Chainsa for MBBS, MD, and nursing students deputed there.

Student lifeEdit

 
AIIMS students educating residents of a Delhi slum about preventing mosquito-borne illnesses

Attendance (75%) is compulsory in MBBS and emphasis on participating in research activities, under the professors at AIIMS or elsewhere, from undergraduate years.

Class size at Undergraduate level is small with an intake of only 107 students per year for MBBS course. Seats are reserved category wise as follows: (As per the official prospectus of 2019 session)

  • UR-51
  • OBC-27
  • SC-15
  • ST-7
  • Foreign-7

An additional 5% horizontal sub-reservation within each category for PWBD (Persons with Benchmark Disabilities) belonging to the respective categories is also implemented.

Entrance exam is of a totally Online Computer Based Test pattern. Selection is purely on a Merit-basis.

Men constitute nearly 80% of student population. AIIMS (New Delhi) has a cosmopolitan culture with students from allover India as well as from other nations such as Maldives, Malaysia, Indonesia, Nepal, Bhutan, Afghanistan, Mauritius and more. A variety of Indian cultural festivals and most major international festivals are celebrated.

The students are represented by the AIIMS Students' Union, headed by an executive committee that is elected every year from students of 6th semester. Pulse, the annual inter-college festival is hosted by AIIMS (New Delhi), with daily attendance ranging from 15000 to 45000. The students annually host Infest, a scaled down version of Pulse with only internal participation. The students' body frequently hosts literary games, dance classes and arranges coaching for sports.

AIIMS (New Delhi) has large well-equipped gym, swimming pool, tennis courts, basketball, volleyball, squash and soccer. The hostel also have a library.

ControversiesEdit

AIIMS (Delhi) Scam whistle-blower caseEdit

  • On 29 June 2012, IFS officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi was made Deputy Secretary of AIIMS (New Delhi). He was also given the charge of Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) at AIIMS. As the CVO, Chaturvedi took action in a large number of corruption cases involving:[45][46][47][48]
  1. Selling of counterfeit medicines at a private on-campus pharmacy owned by an MLA
  2. Corruption in recruitment
  3. Purchase of medical equipments & consumables
  4. Financial irregularities in ₹3850 crore construction projects and tenure extension of then Head of Engineering-Wing supervising these projects
  5. Unauthorized foreign trips by doctors
  6. Single bid tendering
  7. Corruption in computerization purchases
  8. Treatment of officers' pet dog at institute
  9. Matters of subletting
  10. Pension fund scam
  11. Sexual harassment
  12. Serious violations by security contractor firms[49]
  • Chaturvedi initiated actions in around 200 corruption cases during his stint as AIIMS CVO; punishment was imposed in 78 cases, chargesheet was issued in 87 cases and more than 20 cases were referred to CBI for criminal investigation. These cases included the ones against senior IAS officer Vineet Chawdhry, of Himachal Pradesh cadre, who had worked earlier as Deputy. Director (Administration), former Deputy Director (Administration) Shailesh Yadav, a senior IPS officer, many senior faculty members, former Registrar V.P. Gupta and former Chief Administrative Officer Attar Singh.[47]

CBI inquiries and further results in this caseEdit

Subsequently, on many investigations done by Chaturvedi, CBI registered cases and recommended action against Vineet Chawdhry. As per India Today investigative report of June 2017, J P Nadda, Union Health Minister was found to have hushed up investigation into what the report termed as 7000 crore scam, detailing CBI report and scathing reports of Parliamentary Committee.[50] Opposition parties on basis of this investigative report and documents mentioned in the report, accused Nadda of links with senior IAS officer Vineet Chawdhry who had earlier worked with Nadda in Himachal Pradesh[51]

  • Earlier in September 2013, CBI had registered a criminal case on basis of enquiry done by Vigilance Cell of AIIMS, regarding large scale fake payments made in security wing of AIIMS and financial irregularities into security contract award to a private company.[46]
  • In October 2015, CBI, on basis of enquiry done by Chaturvedi, found then AIIMS Director, Dr. M C Mishra, and certain other AIIMS officials including store officer guilty of involvement in corruption in purchase of medical items including disinfectants in trauma centre, on basis of wrong propriety certificate and recommended action against them to Health Ministry, as deemed fit.[52][53]
  • Again, in January 2018 CBI registered criminal case under sections of forgery and Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 against certain AIIMS officials for corruption in purchase in Surgery Department, to favour particular firms, on basis of enquiry report sent by Chaturvedi as CVO to CBI in May 2014.[54]
  • However, it was found later on that all the major corruption cases exposed and being investigated by CVO Chaturvedi, involving senior IAS, IPS officers, AIIMS Director and senior AIIMS officials were being hushed up after Chaturvedi's removal and taking over of Health Ministry by J P Nadda.[55][56]
  • In August 2014, Chaturvedi was relieved from the charge of CVO.[57]
  • On August 16, he wrote a letter to the new health minister Harsh Vardhan, alleging that his removal from the CVO post was a result of campaign by corrupt officials. He was supported by AIIMS staff, who wrote a letter to the Prime Minister asking for his reinstatement. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) held protests in his support

Institutional preference seats matterEdit

  • Around year 2002 AIIMS decision to reserving 33% of post-graduation seats as Institutional preference seats for its own undergraduate MBBS students, resulted in a controversy as it practically resulted in a 100% reservation for subjects, was struck down by the Supreme Court of India.[58] In 2006 Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss, who was a supporter of 27% reservation for Other Backward Classes,[59] caused a controversy when he replaced P. Venugopal with T. D. Dogra as Director of AIIMS (New Delhi). The initial personality conflict between Ramadoss and Venugopal later become politicised as a conflict on reservation issue,[60] as anti-reservation students and faculty of AIIMS (New Delhi) went on strike in favor of Venugopal.[61] The issue was put to rest when Venugopal was reinstated by the Supreme Court.[62]

Notable officials and alumniEdit

Directors of AIIMS New DelhiEdit

FacultyEdit

AlumniEdit

Recipients of Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award for medical researchEdit

Following current and former faculty have won the CSIR's Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology for research:

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