Arunachal Pradesh’s first medical college will start its inaugural academic session tomorrow.
Chief Minister, Pema Khandu assured complete assistance from the state government for its functioning and development.
An induction ceremony for the first batch of MBBS students of the Tomo Riba Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (TRIHMS) would be held tomorrow at the institute.
Providing quality, affordable and timely healthcare facilities to people is the state’s topmost priority and the medical college is a supporting initiative in this commitment.
“There would be no shortfalls for genuine demands, provided the funds utilized in a righteous manner and all processes will be strictly followed as per norms”, said the Chief Minister.
“Khandu also sought clear-cut norms and guidelines for revision of salary, perks and appointment orders of faculties, besides giving go-ahead to increasing the intake of MBBS students from 50 to 100 and hiking the number of beds in the teaching hospital from 300 to 500”, said an official release said.