Mizoram to get first medical college
Newmai News Network
AIZAWL, March 9
Mizoram will soon have its first Medical College, an official press release said, crediting Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla saying he has taken necessary steps and fervently approached the Central government for the same.
The permission to set up Medical College has been given by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, to Mizoram government on March 3 vide Letter No. DOU 12012/ 46/ 2012 – ME (P.II) dated 19.2.2014.
The expenditure will be shared by the Central government and Mizoram government, 90% by Central government and the rest by Mizoram government.The Central government has, in fact cleared its share of the expenditure amounting Rs 189 crore.
The Medical College is proposed to be set up at the State Referral Hospital, Falkawn, on the outskirts of Aizawl. Necessary steps henceforth would be taken up vigorously by the Mizoram government, the official release said.
A committee led by the chief minister, Lal Thanhawla, has taken steps for the setting up of Medical College in Mizoram. For preparation of DPR, ‘Support for Preparation of DPR of Mizoram Medical College’ has also been submitted to NEC to make sanction within 2011–2012.