All India Institute of Medical Sciences Delhi (AIIMS) Delhi is a medical college and medical research public university based in New Delhi, India. The Institute was established in 1956 and operates autonomously under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt of India. AIIMS was established as an institution of national importance by an Act of Parliament with the objects to develop patterns of teaching in Undergraduate and Post-graduate Medical Education in all its branches so as to demonstrate a high standard of Medical Education in India; to bring together in one place educational facilities of the highest order for the training of personnel in all important branches of health activity; and to attain self-sufficiency in Post-graduate Medical Education.
Jai Prakash Narayan Apex Trauma Centre is India’s first full-fledged centre to treat victims of trauma. It is located about 1 km west from the main campus (AIIMS). It consist of five operation theatres, 152 inpatient and 30 casualty beds, including 26 ICU beds to provide both pre-hospital and emergency care. The centre also acts as a referral hospital, where patients sent by zonal public hospitals and satellite trauma centers are observed and treated.