Patna: The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Patna, on Tuesday formally began classes for 50 MBBS students at its spacious campus in Phulwarisharif locality in the state capital. State Health Minister Ashwani Chaube and director of AIIMS, Patna Girish Kumar Singh presided over the inaugural function at its campus.
Fifty students comprising 37 boys and 13 girls began their course. Four subjects including anatomy, physiology, biochemistry and community medicine will be taught to the MBBS students, the director said. Nineteen teachers and four senior resident doctors have been recruited to impart education to the students, he said.
Speaking on the occasion, Chaube said that beginning of academic activities at the AIIMS Patna was like a dream fulfilled for which he thanked the Patna High Court, media, the central and state governments for their contributions in completion of the first stage of the project which was conceived a decade ago.
He said that the AIIMS Patna has decided to cater to elementary health problems of the local people for which a tele-education programme called 'Sankatmochan Nagrik' will be be started....more
03:19 PM, Sep 25, 2012