Rajkot in Gujarat is likely to get the first AIIMS hospital in the state. All India Institute of Medical Sciences is planning to invest ₹ 12,000 million to set up a 800 to 1000 beds hospital. Land required for the hospital is around 1200 acres which will be provided free of cost by the state government. The new AIIMS will be equipped with the latest medical technology, laboratory and research centres besides expert medical team. It will also provide specialty and superspeciality treatments.
AIIMS in Rajkot will cater to the medical requirements of entire Saurashtra and Kutch region besides people from other parts of Gujarat and neighboring States.