Govt will employ more nurses in remote areas: Jayantakumar

12 October 2017

From Our Correspondent


The government of India approved Tunnu School of Nursing located at Pearsonmun and it was Inaugurated today by health minister, L. Jayantakumar in the presence of chairman of MTDC and MLA of Thanlon, Vungzagin Vate and chairman of MANIREDA and MLA of Singat, Ginsuanhau Zou.

The programme was also attended by deputy director of Health, Dr. Shyam Sunder Singh along with most of the officials of medical department and nurses of the state.

Director of Tunnu School of Nursing, Pauliankhup Guite said that the establishment of the nursing school has been a collective effort. The school will not only be for the purpose of professional courses but to fulfil the basic necessity of mothers to the children, he added.

Guite further extended his gratitude to the former ADCC chairman, Langkhanpau, Singat MLA and many others for helping him in establishing the nursing school which is done in remembrance of his mother, who had expired five years ago.

The chief guest of the programme, minister L. Jayantakumar said that he was honoured to be part of the programme. He said that he could feel the value of life after directly connecting with the nurses.  The responsibility of nurses is huge in a society as they take care of the life of patients.

The minister also said that the government is taking initiative to employ more nurses in remote areas with ambulance facility.

The chief host, Vungzagin Valte said that the school is just like a new born baby and its inauguration by the health minister has brought more hopes to move forward.


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