Governor Hari Babu Kambhampati visits the Zoram Medical College
Aizawl, the 21st March 2023: Governor Hari Babu Kambhampati visited the Zoram Medical College(ZMC) at Falkawn Village today. The ZMC, the only medical college existing in the state is presently funded, run, and operated by a society formed under the Government of Mizoram. The institute is affiliated with Mizoram University and the National Medical Commission (NMC).
Governor Hari Babu Kambhampati was received on the spot by Pi Esther Lal Ruatkimi, Principal Secretary, H&FW, Dr. John Zohmingthanga, Director, ZMC, Dr. Jane R Ralte, Registrar, and other faculty of the institute. On his arrival, Governor quickly inspected some wards and one of the state-of-the-art Operation Theatres at the Hospital block.
Governor was then invited to inspect the academic block to inspect the existing facilities and interacts with the MBBS students. Afterward, an interactive meeting of the faculties and the Governor was held at the Council Room. Before the interaction, Governor was apprised with a brief history of the ZMC, its progress, and the undergoing initiative of the institute to achieve its aspirations for recognition by the NMC.
During his interaction with the ZMC faculties, Governor Hari Babu Kambhampati expressed his appreciation for the enthusiasm and determination of the authorities entrusted at ZMC for laying almost all the groundwork required for getting recognition by the NMC. He advised the Principal Secretary and the Director of ZMC to coordinate with all the HODs at ZMC to come up with good proposals for improving the medical equipment and the high-end apparatuses in each department. He also advised them to design a mechanism by which the medical students will have very helpful exposure to the day-to-day operations at the Civil Hospital, Aizawl. On the requirements of setting up critical infrastructures to meet NMC criteria, Governor suggested pulling funds through CSR from the big PSUs.
The ZMC has an annual intake capacity of 100 students. Seats at the ZMC are filled based on the quota system of 70% state quota, 15%All India Quota(NEET), and 15% NRI Quota. Currently, there are 488 MBBS students in the college – 218 male and 270 female students. After completing the internship and house, the first batch of the college will pass out in 2024. Out of 698 staff in the college, 144 are the faculties and 554 are the non-teaching staff. It has 225 numbers of residential quarters on the campus.
The facilities at the attached hospital of ZMC is now vastly improved. It continues to provide 24×7 service with available transportation facilities to and fro Aizawl City and the surrounding villages. At present, there are 38 ICU beds, another 470 beds for patients, 7(+3) Major Operation Theatres (OT), 2(+4) Minor OT and 20 beds in Casualty. The attached Hospital has 3 nos of Oxygen plants with the total capacity of 1500 LPM – PSA. ZMC is also running 3 research units – Model Rural Health Research Unit, Viral Residential Diagnosis Lab and Multi Disciplinary Research Unit.
Governor Hari Babu Kambhampati in Zoram Medical College tlawh (Mizo)
Aizawl, the 21st March 2023: Governor Hari Babu Kambhampati chuan vawiin khan Zoram Medical College(ZMC), Falkawn a tlawh.
ZMC hi Mizoram University leh NMC(MCI ni thin) ah affiliated college ni mekin Mizoram chhunga medical college awmchhun a ni a. Tunah hian National Medical Commission (NMC) pawmpuina nei turin theihtawp chhuah mek a ni.
ZMC-ah hian Pi Esther Lal Ruatkimi, Principal Secretary, H&FW, Dr. John Zohmingthanga, Director, ZMC, Dr. Jane R Ralte, Registrar leh ZMC hotu thenkhatin Governor Hari Babu Kambhampati hi an lo hmuak a. ZMC a thlen veleh, Governor chuan ZMC attached Hospital tlawh hmasain Ward thenkhat leh Operation Theatre te a endik hmasa a ni. Hemi hnu hian ZMC hotute chuan Governor chu Academic Block tlawh turin an sawm a. Academic Block-ah hian department hrang hrang ten Museum an neih te, class room te leh hmun pawimawh dang te a tlawh a ni. MBBS 3yr zirlaite nena inhmelhriatna leh inkawmna hun a nei bawk.
ZMC hmunhma te a tlawh kual hnu hian Governor Hari Babu Kambhampati chuan ZMC hotute chu Council Room, ZMC ah a kawm chhunzawm a. He hunah hian ZMC chungchang, hmalakna kal mek leh hmachhawp te PowerPoint hmangin Dr John Zohmingthanga, Director chuan a sawifiah hmasa a. ZMC in hmachhawp pawimawh tak tak a neih zinga NMC atanga recognition hmu tura pawimawh zual te Pi Esther Lal Ruatkimi, Principal Secretary in Governor chu a sawipui a. Mizoram Sawrkar anga Health Minister hova proposal thehluh tawh leh bawhzui ngai te pawh Governor chuan a remchan dan a hmalakpui turin a ngen nghal bawk a ni.
Governor Hari Babu Kambhampati chuan Mizoram tana ZMC pawimawhna te a hriatthiam thu a sawi a. Mizoram sawrkarin NMC pawmpuina hmu tura ZMC theih tawpa a ti phuisui chho zel chu lawmawm a tih thu a sawi a ni.
Governor chuan Aizawl pawnlamah hmun tam takah a zin chhuah tawh thu a sawi a. Heng a zinchhuahnaah te hian Doctor indaihlohna chu a takin a hmu tih a sawi a. Zoram hmun hrang hrangah Doctor indaihlohna a nasa a, a bikin Hmeichhe lam Doctor(Gynaecologist) leh Naupang enkawltu Doctor (Pediatrician) indaihlohna a zualkai bik a. Thingtlang lama Doctor indaihlohna te hi ZMC atanga MBBS zir zo an rawn awm hunah a ziaawm a beiseiawm a, a nghahhlelhawm tawh hle a ni a ti.
ZMC in NMC pawmpuina nei tura hmasawnna ruhrel siam kawnga project proposal a siam te chu a theih anga lo nawrpui a tum tih a sawi a. Heng hmasawnna ruhrel te hi a siamna atana sum a hautak deuh avangin PSU lian deuh te be kual a, CSR sum te ngaihven tha a tih thu a sawi bawk. A ngaih pawimawh em em pakhat chu ZMC department hrang hrang te chu hmanraw changkang zawk nena thuam that a ni a ti. Hemi chungchangah hian Governor chuan Principal Secretary leh ZMC Director te chuan ZMC Department tina HOD te nena inrawnkhawmna nei a, an hmanraw mamawh se chiang taka chhawp chhuaka, proposal tha tak siam turin thurawn a pe a. Ministry lamah thehluh a nih hun theihtawp chhuahin nawrpui a inhuam thu a sawi a ni.
Governor chuan ZMC a MBBS zirlaite tana thil tangkai tak tur chu Civil Hospital Aizawl a practical experience neih a ni a ti a. Hei hi a taka kalpui a nih theih nan ZMC chuan Civil Hospital Aizawl nena thawhhona kawng an dap tha a tih thu a sawi bawk.
ZMC ah hian kumtin MBBS zirna atan seat 100 quota felfai taka siam sa behchhanin a awm a. 70% state quota, 15%All India Quota(NEET), leh 15% NRI Quota te atangin zirlai te admission pek a ni thin a ni. Tunah hian MBBS zirlai 488 awm mekin heng zinga 270 chu hmeichhia niin mipa 218 an ni thung. MBBS batch hmasa ber te chuan intern leh house an zawh hnuah Kum 2024 hian degree neiin an rawn zir zo dawn a ni. ZMC ah hian zirtirna lama inhnamhnawih 144 leh non-teaching staff 554 awm mekin an vawiin thawktu 698 an awm mek a, thawktu te luah mek, residential quarter 225 a awm bawk.
ZMC attached Hospital ah hian ICU khum 38, damlo khum dang 470, Major Operation Theatre (OT) 7(+3), Minor OT 2(+4) leh Casualty khum 20 awmna a awm mek a. Bus service tha tak awm tawhin Aizawl leh ZMC chhehvel atang pawhin ZMC hi pan a awlsam tawh hle a ni. ZMC hian Oxygen 1500 LPM – PSA lai a tam siam theih na Oxygen plant 3 hmangin a nei mek a. Natna leh inenkawl dam dam kawnga zirbingna – reasearch unit pawh 3 -Model Rural Health Research Unit, Viral Residential Diagnosis Lab leh Multi Disciplinary Research Unit a kalpui mek bawk a ni.
Written by: Malsawmsanga, MIS, PRO to Governor