CAT takes up RIMS case

Imphal, November 05 2017: The issue of alleged discrepancies in the appointment of Director in-charge/Officiating Director of RIMS has reached the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT). Being an institute under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, appointment of administrator or Director should be done in accordance with the Ministry’s rules . If there is any […]

Grievances, dissension multiply at RIMS

Imphal, August 31 2017: The appointment of Dr A Santa as RIMS Officiating Director after a series of Directors-in-charge has only multiplied grievances and dissension at the medical institute . Notably, RIMS has been functioning without a regular Director after Dr S Sekharjit . If the multiplying grievances are not addressed before it is too […]

RIMS plunges into a sea of woes

Imphal, August 12 2017: Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) which is fully funded by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India is now quite disoriented and it would have serious impacts on its health care services. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare was not monitoring RIMS properly and it was […]

Unpaid RIMS faculties mull class boycott stir

IMPHAL: Regardless of the state government recently announcing a slew of people-friendly programmes, including free dialysis service for the economically underprivileged section of the society, non-release of salary for May month to the faculty members even as June is nearing completion is threatening to derail the academic activities of Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS). […]

National Blindness Survey underway

IMPHAL, May 20:National Blindness Survey under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India has begun under Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, (AIIMS), New Delhi. The survey will be conducted in 30 different districts selected randomly from across the country in four years period 2015-2018. […]

IAS officer RK Dinesh appointed RIMS officiating Director Senior Profs of RIMS cry foul

IMPHAL, Apr 3 : IAS (Manipur-2000) RK Dinesh has been appointed as officiating Director of RIMS. A letter sent by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Deputy Secretary B Bandyopadhyay to the RIMS Medical Superintendent today conveyed that the president of RIMS board of governors has approved appointment of RK Dinesh as officiating Director of […]

DPC for RIMS regular Director on Jan 13

IMPHAL, Jan 5: DPC for appointment of a new regular Director of RIMS will be held on January 13, informed a well placed source. The applicants for the post of RIMS Director include seven senior doctors of RIMS. Notably, the post of regular Director has been lying vacant at RIMS after Prof S Sekharjit was […]