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Medical College to Come up at Jamia Milia, PM Modi Assures Assistance


Medical College to Come up at Jamia Milia, PM Modi Assures Assistance

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday met Jamia Millia Islamia vice-chancellor Najma Akhtar and assured her of all assistance in setting up a medical college-cum-hospital during her tenure.

VC Akhtar informed that the medical college and hospital is targeted to setup in the next 5 years.

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“Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi during a meeting with Jamia Millia Islamia’s VC Najma Akhtar has assured all assistance in setting up a medical college-cum-hospital during her tenure,” the university said in a statement.

According to recent media reports, the setting up of medical college has been on the plans of the university, but till now been stuck due to dispute in land issues.

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The assurance came after she briefed the President, who is also the Visitor of the University, of her efforts to upgrade the university infrastructure for which special grant is required and also setting up a Medical College, land for which has to be acquired from the Uttar Pradesh Government.

She briefed Modi on academic and research activities in the university and also informed him about the centenary celebrations of Jamia next year, the varsity said.

Akhtar sought a special grant-in-aid for the celebrations. The prime minister assured the VC that her request would be looked into favourably, it added.

The prime minister emphasised on the aims and objectives of education for his government as he spoke highly about the high standard of academic and research activities of the university, the varsity said.

He was well aware of improvement in JMI’s national and international rankings continuously over the years,it said.

The vice-chancellor assured Modi that she would do her best to ensure that JMI fulfilled the government’s objectives in providing quality education as well as inculcating the spirit of nation building amongst the students.

Akhtar called on President and Visitor of the University Ram Nath Kovind on July 1 and apprised him of the steps taken for improving academic and research activities in the university.



Source: with agency inputs
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