Bhubaneswar, Oct. 30 -- All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS),Bhubaneswar, has bagged the second best hospital award amongst category-B in country for cleanliness and sanitation for second year in a row.

Country's premier medical institution has been awarded Rs 1 crore under 'Kayakalpa Scheme' launched by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

AIIMS, Bhubaneswar was selected for the award consecutively for past two years following evaluation that was based on rigorous process of internal assessment, peer assessment and external assessment through various parameters such as hospital upkeep, sanitation & hygiene, waste management, infection control and other support services.

Last year, AIIMS, Bhubaneswar had bagged t...