First medical college in Mizoram, a major boost to healthcare sector
Falkawn,(Mizoram): Nation's development index is measured with the level of fitness and health of the citizens and with a proper healthcare facility to the people help to prosper the nation socially and economically.
Realizing the importance of providing a standardized healthcare facility to every citizens as well as fulfilling the dreams of many aspiring medical practitioners, Central government in collaboration with the Mizoram state government has taken an initiative and have finally set-up the first-ever medical college of the state at the Falkawn Referral hospital in Falkawn village, 16kms away from Aizawl city.
Based on the recommendation of MCI under section 10-A of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956, Mizoram Institute of Medical Education and Research (MIMER) is set to commence its first ever session 2018-2019 from this August with initial intakes of 100 seats, of which 15% will reserve for Central pool, 10% for Non-Resident Indian (RNI) and the rest will manage by the state.
To kick-start the first badge, this new medical college will provide three courses - Anatomy, Physiology, and Biochemistry with 74 teaching faculties, 3 professors, 4 associate professors, 28 assistant professors, 8 senior resident docs, 17 junior resident docs and 14 demonstrators.