FAIMS Opposing Renaming Of AIIMS For This Reason

The Union Health Ministry has proposed to change the names of all AIIMS institutions including that in Delhi but the Faculty Association of AIIMS (FAIMS) wants the ministry to reconsider its move. The FAIMS also sought an appointment with the Union Health Minister to discuss the long-standing issues.

HIGHLIGHTS

• The government has proposed changing the names of all 23 AIIMS institutions
• All 23 AIIMS will be given new names based on the culture and history of the location of the institutions
• The Faculty Association of AIIMS (FAIMS) said AIIMS will lose its identity with this move

What Is The Proposal Of the Union Health Ministry?

The Union Health Ministry has proposed renaming all 23 AIIMS based on their distinct history or geographical identity. The names could be selected from local or regional heroes, historical monuments, freedom fighters, or the geo-location of the institutions.

Why Is FAIMS Opposing Renaming Of AIIMS?

FAIMS Opposing Renaming Of AIIMS

The Faculty Association of AIIMS (FAIMS) has expressed its concern over the renaming of the esteemed medical institutions of the country. And all faculty members opposed the move in a recent opinion poll done by the FAIMS. … Read the rest