There have been some media reports alleging that Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare while addressing on the 66th foundation day of AIIMS yesterday had given a statement that there will be a mass transfer of doctors of AIIMS Delhi. The reports further state that the government will soon implement a transfer policy to introduce uniform medical standards in all AIIMS across the country. This policy will lead to mass transfer of doctors of AIIMS Delhi to the new AIIMS, while new doctors will be appointed for AIIMS Delhi.
It is clarified that the headlines of various newspapers quoting the Union Health Minister from yesterday’s AIIMS New Delhi 66th foundation day event are incorrect and misleading. The Union Minister did not make such statements yesterday. These reports are fallacious, ill-informed and have clearly misrepresented the facts.
Shri Mandaviya had expressed hope that students passing out of AIIMS would enrich the new AIIMS being built across the country. The present faculty with their rich experience can also act as a guiding light to these institutes.