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Government of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
13-December-2011 17:54 IST
Research Conducted in AIIMS

 

Budgetary allocation made to AIIMS under both Plan and Non Plan during last three years and current year is as under:

 

Year

Amount allocated(Rs. Crore)

2008-09

653.42

2009-10

886.51

2010-11

985.00

2011-12

1022.35

 

Institute is provided consolidated grants every year under Plan and Non Plan form the Ministry of health and family welfare, for patient care, teaching and research including staff and establishment etc. The institute has been internally earmarking Rs. 50.00 lakh as intramural research fund. From the year 2011-12, the intramural research fund is being enhanced to Rs. 3.00 crore. Patient care services and research activities are inter-related and normal grant to the institute cater to both research and patient care activities simultaneously. However, most of the research in the institute is funded through extramural grants received from other research agencies like Indian Council of Medical Research and Department of Biotechnology.

A total of 46 applications for patent were filed out of which 12 have been granted and 4 patents have been commercialized. Since inception, AIIMS is providing high quality research, medical education and patient care. All efforts are made to further improve the standards in the relevant fields.

 

The above information was given by the Minister of Health & Family Welfare Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad in the Rajya  Sabha today. 

 

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