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GoN-MAHE ink MoU for development of paramedical professionals

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DIMAPUR, APRIL 13: A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Karnataka, and the Department of Health & Family Welfare, Nagaland, and Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Nagaland, on Thursday facilitated by the Investment and Development Authority of Nagaland (IDAN), Kohima.
The objective of signing the MoU is to facilitate the development of collaborative and mutually beneficial programmes which serve to enhance the intellectual life and cultural development of the general public and persons with disabilities.
As per the MoU, 200 seats per year shall be reserved for students from Nagaland in the following 22 undergraduate health professional programs offered at Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Karnataka like B. Sc RadiotherapyTechnology, B. Sc Anesthesia Technology, B. Sc Emergency Medicine Technology, Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language, Bachelor of Occupational Language, Bachelor of Optometry, Bachelor of Physiotherapy, B. Sc Cardiovascular Technology, B. Sc Clinical Nutrition & Diabetes, B. Sc Exercise & Sports Sciences, B. Sc Health Information Management, B. Sc Medical Imaging Technology, B. Sc Laboratory Technology, B. Sc Laboratory ( Lateral), Bachelor of Optometry (Lateral), B. Sc Medical Imaging Technology (Lateral), B. Sc Nuclear Medicine Technology, B. Sc Perfusion Technology, B. Sc Psychology, B. Sc Respiratory Therapy, B. Sc RRY & DT, B. Sc Physician Assistant and Bachelor in Prosthetics & Orthotics. As part of the course, the selected candidates shall undergo mandatory foreign language training for availing opportunities abroad and the training shall be provided by MAHE.
Apart from reservation of the seats, a 25% concession to the existing fee shall be offered to students selected on merit from Nagaland for the 22 programmes under MCHP, Manipal. To lower the financial burden on parents for professional education of their wards, IDAN and MAHE will be facilitating educational loans for interested candidates.
MAHE will also be extending support for campus recruitment and for higher studies for successful candidates.
As part of the collaboration, MAHE and the Government of Nagaland will be exploring opportunities extending the MoU for regulated courses like B. Sc Nursing and M. Sc Nursing and for articulation programme for Commerce and Health Informatics with 2-year training in India and 2-year training abroad.
During the signing of MoU, MAHE assured that the academy will give its full support for career guidance and international fellowship abroad in the near future. The Academy also said that it will provide a provision in the MAHE website for Nagaland so that the general public will be aware of the opportunities provided by the Academy for students of Nagaland and can directly apply as well.
Students who are interested in applying to the undergraduate health professional programmes at Manipal Academy have been requested to visit the stall opened by MAHE during the “Launchpad Education & Career Fair 2023”, which will be held on April 14 at the Capital Convention Hall, Kohima, and on April 15 at Tetso College, Sovima.
From the list of interested candidates provided by DTE, the final selection shall be made by MAHE based on merit. Details of the fees structure and course shall be made available on IDAN website soon. The option for registering to the course will be subsequently extended through DTE.
(Page News Service)

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