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KAHS starting MBBS program is historic moment: Prez Bhandari

2021 Dec 12, 18:40, Karnali
President Bidya Devi Bhandari addressing the foundation stone laying ceremony of Karnali Institute of Health Sciences and launched MBBS educational program including BMS, BNS, and B Pharma in Jumla district on Sunday.

The establishment of Karnali Academy of Health Science (KAHS) has made a new history of Karnali. With the official launch of the much-awaited MBBS programme at KAHS, the President hoped that a new chapter of progress had begun.

President Bhandari said it while inaugurating the MBBS launch at KAHS in Jumla on Sunday. "Karnali bears special identity in the country. It has been known as the provenance of Khas Arya community and Nepali language since ancient time," she reminded, adding that the glorious Sinja civilization was also developed here.

She further said the KAHS has a vital role to make Karnali further known. It has a huge potential, Bhandari said, underscoring the need for utilization of the potential for the economic benefit of the people and transformation of the province.

President Bhandari further recollected the value of agricultural production, herbs, handicrafts, lakes and rivers, and religious and tourist destinations that have enriched the Karnali Province.

She congratulated the Nepalis who had cherished the dream of studying MBBS in their own region. She also thanked the Karnali people, intellectual circle, academic persons, government and other stakeholders that contributed to the materialization of MBBS study in Karnali. She also laid a foundation stone for a building being constructed for the college. It is being built at the cost of Rs 76o million.

Academy Vice-Chancellor Dr Mangal Rawal informed that the academic programmes of MBBS, B Pharma, BNS, BMS and other programmes began at KAHS from today itself.

Chief of Karnali Province Tilak Pariyar said the formal inauguration of the MBBS programme at KAHS has shown improved health indicators of Karnali region. "It is a milestone in the health sector of the country," he observed.

Vice-Chancellor Dr Rawal also extended thanks to all sectors extending support to realize the MBBS study at KAHS. 


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