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Nagaland Inks MoU With Union Health Ministry for Establishment of Medical College at Mon

Nagaland Inks MoU With Union Health Ministry for Establishment of Medical College at Mon

Kohima, September 18 (NEx): Nagaland Government signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India for establishment of a new Medical College at Mon on September 15, 2020, informed Nagaland Health Minister, S Pangnyu Phom.

Earlier this month, Health Minister, Pangnyu through a tweet, informed about the approval and sanctioning new Government Medical College in Nagaland State by upgrading the district hospital Mon. Phom said this will be the second medical college in the State, and called it a landmark decision of the Union Government to boost Nagaland Government’s effort to revolutionise the state health sector.

While informing about the MoU signing between the State government and Ministry of H&FW, GoI, Pangnyu thanked the Hon’ble Union Health Minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan for his kind approval and sanctioning of the Institute to cater to the needs of remote and under served areas and to promote access to quality healthcare.

We anticipate and call upon our people to extend fullest cooperation from all ends to make this project a dream come true for our own progress and benefit, Pangnyu tweets.

More details about the the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the Government of Nagaland and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, were not available while filing this report.

But sources informed that the Funds are provided, under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) “Establishment of new medical colleges by upgrading district or referral hospitals preferably in underserved districts of the country with fund sharing between the Central government and State government in the ratio of 90:10 for North Eastern and special category States.”