IMPHAL July 5: The B.Sc. Nursing college under the RIMS authority which was started a year and half ago could not conduct its 1st year examination owing to some inevitable circumstances faced by the institute said the director of RIMS, S. Sekharjit Singh while responding to a group of media persons at the sideline of a function held at mini auditorium of Gynecology ward of RIMS in connection with departmental promotion of its staffs.
He elaborated that the 1st year examination will be conducted most probably within this month and said that the institute is in the process of recruiting regular teachers for the Nursing College.
Responding to a question about the agitation by the inmates of Nursing college hostel on the alleged lack of infrastructural and other demands recently, he said that the college has adequate infrastructural facilities including the hostel with efficient mess facility.
He added that the only problem in the college is the requirement of regularly appointed teachers.
Later, the director appealed the public for co-operation and requested to restrain from interfering into the administration of the college keeping in view the welfare of the students who had been admitted to the college.
During the meeting with the media persons he further said that presently, much improvement is needed at RIMS, the emergency and ICU facility needs to be strengthened.
He added that due to various deficiencies the institute is able to meet only 50% in providing medicines and other amenities free of cost to patients. He further said from the next few months a major renovation of RIMS is in the pipeline.
He added that the institute is trying to the augment the existing infrastructure at RIMS in order to accommodate more numbers of MBBS students. A proper hostel accommodation for all India PG students will also be provided, he added.
Further he made an assurance that the session for the Dental College will be started from next year after it has been deferred from its previous deadline due to technical inconveniences on the part of the college.
Today’s function at the mini auditorium was held for handing over official document to respective doctors and officers in connection with departmental promotion under the timescale promotion scheme of RIMS. It was reported that today’s function was held for the first time in RIMS.
Altogether 42 doctors and officers of RIMS have been promoted from their respective post. Eight associate professors were promoted to the post of professors, 16 assistant professors to associate professor, 12 sr. registrar, sr. demonstrator, registrar and demonstrator to Assistant professor (non-functional) and 6 registrars and demonstrators to the post of senior registrar and senior demonstrator respectively.
During the function Prof. Ng. Brajachand Singh, microbiology, H. Shanti, medical superintendent, RIMS and S. Sekharjit Singh, director, RIMS were on the dais.