AIIMS Bhubaneswar starts functioning

Bhubaneswar:AIIMS Bhubaneswar becomes functional at the Sijua campus on Friday.

In the first batch, out of total 50 students enrolled 18 are Odia students. 20 professors have joined the institute.

After a four-day orientation programme, regular classes will be conducted in the Anatomy, Physiology, Bio-chemistry and Community Medicine departments initially.

As the construction of hostels is underway, students will be accommodated temporarily in private hostels.

“Students will attend practical classes at the Capital Hospital as the hospital of AIIMS is under construction,” informed Dr Ashok Mohaptra, Director, AIIMS Bhubanswar.