NCI Approves Establishment Of Two Nursing Colleges In Kashmir

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Srinagar: Nursing Council of India (NCI) has approved establishing of two Nursing colleges under the patronage of J&K Muslim Wakaf Board at Charar-i-Sharief and Awantipora, Vice Chairman of the Board, Peer Mohammad Hussain said.

He said that it was the mission of late Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, to establish Nursing Colleges in every district of the State to augment the healthcare infrastructure. The Vice Chairman added that in the first phase, besides establishing Alamdar College for Nursing and Medical Technology and Syed Mantaqi MemorialCollege for Nursing and Medical Technology at Charar-i-Sharief and Awantipora, new Nursing Colleges will be established in Rajouri and Kishtwar districts in collaboration with Baba Ghulam Shah Baadshah University.

 He said that initially B.SC and Nursing courses will be taught in these colleges while as in coming years various Para Medical courses will be introduced under Islamic University of Science and Technology, Awantipora.

On the occasion, The Vice chairman thanked, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti for taking personal interest in pursuing the approval of start of academic calendar in these colleges with the Central Government.

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