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Mizoram’s first medical college to open next week

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Mizoram GovernmentMizoram Institute of Medical Education & Research Centre (MIMER) is all set to be inaugurated on 7 August.

It is the first medical college in Mizoram.

It was established by the Government of Mizoram at State Referral Hospital, Falkawn, under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme ‘Establishment of new Medical Colleges attached with existing district/referral hospitals.

The permission to start MBBS courses was given by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India on the recommendation of the Medical Council of India.

MIMER will be inaugurated on August 7 at Falkawn village, which is about 16 km south of Aizawl by the Chief Minister of Mizoram Lal Thanhawla.

The medical college will open its door with three departments – Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry in the first year.

In a total of 100 seats out of which 70 per cent is reserved for the state, 15 per cent for central pool quota and another 15 per cent for Non-Resident Indian (NRI).

At present, the college has 74 teaching faculties including 3 professors, 4 associate professors, 28 assistant professors, 8 senior resident doctors, 17 junior resident doctors and 14 demonstrators, which means that it has met 75 per cent requirement of teaching staffs.

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