Bhubaneswar: Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday unveiled the bronze statue of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here in the presence of Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.
The Ministers also unveiled the plaque of dedication of modular operation theatre (MOTs) and inaugurated CATH-LAB and DFR (Fluoroscopy).
Among others, Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi, Rajya Sabha member Amar Patnaik, Jatni MLA Suresh Routray and institute Director Dr Gitanjali Batmanabane were present.
The foundation stone of this institute in Bhubaneswar was laid by then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on July 15, 2003. It was inaugurated on February 26, 2014 by the then Health and Family Welfare Minister Gulam Nabi Azad.