All India Institute of Medical Sciences Raipur is one of the apex healthcare institutes established by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojna (PMSSY). The Institute is currently operating as the leading tertiary care centre with 930 beds hospital using expert doctors from different branches of Medicine and Surgery.
Facilities available at AIIMS Raipur include low cost medical care and treatment, state of art Operation Theatres, IPD services, Emergency Services, and AYUSH Services. The sprawling campus comprises The Hospital Block (consisting of the Main Building, Trauma Block, OPD and Admin Block), AYUSH Block, Mortuary, Medical College, Nursing College and separate hostels for boys, girls, Nursing Staff, Residents and Interns. The AIIMS Cricket Ground, Badminton Court, Volleyball Court, Open Gymnasium, etc. aid in the all round development of students and staff.
Foundation Day is traditionally celebrated on 24 September each year, which includes Cultural and Sports events followed by felicitation of rank holders of exams held throughout the year. Central Library of AIIMS Raipur was awarded the ERMED usage award by National Medical Library in 2016. AIIMS Raipur received the Kayakalp Award by the MoHFW for being one of the cleanest hospitals in the country.
Raipur is the largest city and the erstwhile capital of Chhattisgarh.Raipur is located near the centre of a large plain, sometimes referred as the "rice bowl of India", where hundreds of varieties of rice are grown.
Raipur has a tropical wet and dry climate, temperatures remain moderate throughout the year, except from March to June, which can be extremely hot. A city bus service is provided by Raipur City Bus Limited (RCBL) for the intra-city travel.