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NE health ministers discuss NEIGRIHMS issues with Nadda

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Health ministers of northeastern states on Thursday sought intervention of Union Health and into the shortage of faculty members in the Regional Institute of Health and (NEIGRIHMS) in Meghalaya's capital

Nadda said he has taken note of the problems faced by the central medical institute, they said.

Health Minister Alexander Hek, who was accompanied by his counterparts from the other northeastern states, urged Nadda to fill various vacant positions in the teaching and non-teaching departments.

Arunachal Pradesh Health and Family Welfare Minister, Alo Libang, Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Minister, S. Pangyu Phom, Manipur Health and Family Welfare Minister, L. Jayantakumar Singh, Sikkim Health and and Assam for Health and were also present at the meeting.

The North East Health Ministers also raised the issue of de-recognition of the Post Graduate course at NEIGRIHMS with the and requested him for his personal intervention.

Following the meeting, Nadda told the North East Health Ministers that he is aware of the problems in NEIGRIHMS and promised them that he would soon call a meeting of the to address the problems.

The NEIGRIHMS has been designed on the lines of the All Institute of (AIIMS) in New Delhi, and and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh.

The hospital was built at an estimated cost of Rs 420 crore and has a 30-bed and 35 specialty and super specialty departments.



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First Published: Fri, June 15 2018. 00:24 IST