Bhubaneswar is one of the 06 AIIMS like apex healthcare institutes
being established by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt.
of India under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojna. With the aim
of correcting regional imbalances in quality tertiary level healthcare
in the country, and attaining self sufficiency in graduate and
postgraduate medical education and training the PMSSY planned to set up
six new AIIMS like institutions in under served areas of the country.