Foundation of the first medical college in
BIMS will work as an autonomous body which will be run separately from the royal
According to project coordinator of BIMS, Yenten Jamtsho, construction will begin only after a detailed project report has been drawn up by consultants from
, who are expected in the country soon. India
Existing buildings at the JDWNRH complex will be renovated into pre clinical departments, and new structures will be built to accommodate facilities that cannot be housed in the existing buildings.
The Nu 250M construction project, funded by the government of
, will be awarded to a Bhutanese contractor, with a project implementation authority to oversee the work. India
The college will be built at par with standards approved by the Indian and Bhutanese medical councils, and will have to fulfil criteria such as setting up 20 departments.
The medical college will open up a new opportunity for the Bhutanese students. More than that,