Wednesday, May 09, 2007

SIKKIM MANIPAL INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES: RECOGNITION AT LAST



Gangtok, May 9: The Medical Council of India (MCI) finally approved the recognition of Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences after its team finally expressed satisfaction with the academic and clinical performance of the medical college and the central referral hospital attached to it. On last visit of the MCI team at institute in April, they had given the institute 83 per cent marks for having the necessary infrastructure to carry more than 80 per cent of clinical load. The official confirmation may reach Sikkim within this week, source informed.