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Meghalaya CM urges Centre to accord autonomy to NEIGRIHMS

Press Trust of India  |  Shillong 

Chief Conrad K today urged J P Nadda to accord autonomy to North East Regional Institute of Health and (NEIGRIHMS) in

called on the Health and Family Welfare at his office in and submitted a memorandum on the matter.

"According autonomy to NEIGRIHMS would go a long way in accelerating the development of medical and health care in the state and region," the said in a statement

According to the chief minister, the has assured him to look into the matter.

Conrad also raised the issue of derecognition of the MBBS course at NEIGRIHMS during his meeting with the

"Nadda 'ji' has assured to look into the issue at the earliest and has assured me that the process for recognition of MBBS will be resolved soon as well as payments to different departments will be released," the said.

The also said that the meeting with the Union minister was fruitful and positive.

NEIGRIHMS, was set up to provide quality healthcare services to the people of and the northeastern region.

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First Published: Sat, May 12 2018. 19:20 IST