New Delhi: The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has determined to lease absolutely furnished homes, flats, visitor homes close to the institute or at areas with connectivity to the Delhi metro to offer college students and resident medical doctors lodging until they’re allotted hostels.
There are over 3,000 college students and resident medical doctors on the ready record for hostel lodging.
At current, over 6,000 college students and resident medical doctors are enrolled at AIIMS and of them, 50 per cent are in hostels though the capability is 2,000.
In response to officers, the institute will float an expression of curiosity for leasing fully-furnished hostel services close to the institute and has additionally approached public sector undertakings to discover the potential of utilising spare capacities of their visitor homes or transit lodging close to the institute.
Officers stated that the institute recognises the challenges of its undergraduate, post-graduate, PhD college students and resident medical doctors who want appropriate lodging whereas ready for hostel allotments. Notably, ladies college students/resident medical doctors encounter difficulties. They usually commute throughout odd hours utilizing their very own technique of transport.
The director of AIIMS, Dr M Srinivas, stated the aim behind this transfer is to discover the provision of hostel lodging that gives comparable facilities to these offered within the AIIMS hostels.
The possible hostels ought to be correctly maintained, safe and access-controlled to make sure the well-being of the scholars and resident medical doctors.
Moreover, mounted or on-demand meals, laundry providers and different primary conveniences ought to be accessible.
AIIMS officers stated that events have been invited to submit proposals. The EOI is scheduled to be floated by July 31, 2023.
Welcoming the transfer, the Resident Medical doctors Affiliation’s president Dr Vinay Kumar stated this was a long-pending demand of scholars.