First ever M. Sc nursing course opened in Manipur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 31, 2018: First ever M.Sc. Nursing course was opened at College of Nursing, Medical directorate, Manipur in Imphal by health and family welfare minister L. Jayantakumar Singh.

“The opening of the M.Sc. Nursing course a new chapter has been added in the field of health care and its service in the state. It is a privilege for the state to have a nursing college with M.Sc. courses,” Jayantakumar added.

He said despite many shortfalls, the health department has put their efforts to open the much needed course. It is really a good day for the department and for the people of Manipur. The minister also appreciated the enthusiasm and endeavour of the principal of the College of Nursing in the course of opening M.Sc. courses.

The minister assured to increase the seat intake capacity of the M.Sc. students of the college.

The course was opened for just six seats.

He also said the limited resource of the state has been utilised at the utmost level for fulfilling the requirement of the public by the government, he added.

The opening ceremony was also attended by director health services Manipur, Dr. K. Rajo Singh and principal, College of Nursing, Lamphelpat Prof. M. Kumudini Devi as president and guest of honour respectively. Officials from health department, staff and nursing students, guardians and others also attended at the opening ceremony.

The minister also launched Free Viral Hepatitis-C Care and Management programme which is also the first ever of its kind in the state.

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