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Dr Mansukh Mandaviya virtually inaugurates NIPER in Guwahati

Dedicates five new facilities in RIPANS, Aizawl and lays the foundation stone for 80 units of health infrastructure in seven North Eastern states

Dr Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers & Health and Family Welfare virtually inaugurated the permanent campus of the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) in Guwahati, Assam. He also laid the foundation stone of NIPER Hyderabad and NIPER Rae Bareli. 

In a significant boost to healthcare infrastructure in the Northeast, Dr Mandaviya dedicated five new facilities in the Regional Institute of Paramedical and Nursing Science (RIPANS) in Aizawl, Mizoram to the nation today. He also laid the foundation stone for over 80 units of health infrastructure in seven Northeastern states including Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Tripura under the Pradhan Mantri – Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission (PM-ABHIM), Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY) and the National Health Mission (NHM).

Dr Mandaviya highlighted, “The vision for NIPERs to make a significant contribution to promoting overall human health and well-being in the field of medicine, extending its impact not only nationally but also globally”. He said that NIPER Guwahati, which is spread across many buildings, including around 10 centres of excellence on about 60 acres of land, with a total project cost of Rs 157 crores, stands as a testament to the government’s unwavering dedication to a progressive Northeast and unified nation.”

He also stated, “NIPERs will integrate our research, training and manpower creation, which will enable us to provide a sustainable place for our pharma industry at the global level.”

The five new facilities in RIPANS include a 100-bed hospital, guest house, staff and nurses quarters and general hostel block. The foundation stone laid for health infrastructure in the seven northeastern states includes Critical Care Blocks (10 units), Integrated Public Health Laboratories (37 units), Block Public Health Units (1 unit) and Ayushman Arogya Mandir (1). The upgradation of Assam Medical College under PMSSY includes the addition of a 265-bedded super speciality block, 64 ICU beds and 12 dialysis beds.



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