NIMHANS to be an institute of national importance

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New Delhi, Oct.20 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the proposal of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to declare National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore as an institute of national importance.

The Cabinet has took this decision on the lines of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh and Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry.

The Cabinet will also introduce the "National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bangalore Bill, 2009" in Parliament.

The decision will facilitate NIMHANS to develop patterns of teaching and to take up new courses that are required and are not currently part of the MCI approved courses. (ANI)

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