Governor inspects SMVD College of Nursing at Kakryal

KL News Network

Jammu

Governor N. N. Vohra, Chairman of the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, visited the College of Nursing established by the Shrine Board at Kakryal today and took stock of its functioning. He was accompanied by H. L. Maini  Member of the Board and Maj. Gen. (Retd) Shiv Kumar Sharma, Member of the Shrine Board and Chairman of the Governing Body of the College of Nursing, Shri Ajeet Kumar Sahu, CEO and Dr. M. K. Kumar, Additional CEO of the Board.

Vohra according to spokesman visited the various departments of the College and interacted with Dr. (Brig) Man Mohan Harjai, Administrator, Dr. Shailla Cannie, Principal, and Faculty of the College regarding the functioning of the institution. He was informed that the College has completed its first semester this month and the second semester shall start in January 2017.

It is pertinent to mention that 60 girls have been selected on merit basis for the 4 year B. Sc. Nursing programme and classes of the first batch of students had commenced on 25thJuly this year. The Nursing College has a highly qualified faculty and is equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure like hi-tech smart classrooms, modern labs and a well-stocked library with the facility of on-line journals and, besides, a well-furnished hostel and facilities for hygienically prepared balanced food.

The Governor underscored the need for providing nursing education of the highest standard to the students so that they make a mark in their future careers.

The Governor directed A. K. Sahu, CEO of the Shrine Board, to ensure very early  finalization of the Master Plan of the area adjoining the Super speciality Hospital for establishing autonomous complexes of College of Nursing and, later, for the proposed establishment of the Medical College. In this context, he asked the CEO to ensure that work to finalise the projected Master Plan, which is being prepared by the School of Architecture, New Delhi, is finalized well within the agreed time frame.

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