Arunachal Pradesh’s medical college to be functional by 2019-20

The proposed Tomo Riba Institute of Health & Medical Sciences (TRIHMS) at Naharlagun in Arunachal Pradesh is expected to start functioning from 2019-20.

According to the Health & Family Welfare Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Jomde Ken, initially the institute will have 50 seats and recruitment of faculty would begin in the financial year 2018-19. The reservation for outstation candidates will be decided by the TRIHMS Society would decide about seat reservation for outsiders, reported NDTV.

Deputy Chief Minister of the state, Chowna Mein inaugurated a digital X-ray unit and a high-end 4D colour doppler ultrasound machine at Tertiary Cancer Centre (TCC) in Tomo Riba State Hospital (TRSH) at Naharlagun near here.

Mein thanked Samsung for donating a digital X-ray unit and a high-end ultra sonogram worth approximately Rs two crore under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) scheme.