AIIMS, Madurai had its foundation stone laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 2019. There was no progress related to the project and lack of clarity regarding the funding for construction. The loan agreement between the Government of India and the Government of Japan for sanctioning funds from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for the construction of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Madurai is likely to be signed in March 2021, reveals a Right to Information (RTI) Act reply from the Department of Health and Family Welfare. The RTi was filed by the activist Mr. Pandiaraja.