Newmai News Network
Imphal | January 14
Lok Sabha MP from Manipur, Dr Lorho S Pfoze on Thursday assured support to upgrade Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) to the level of AIIMS.
The MP was talking to journalist on the sideline of inauguration of renovated OPD and Day Care Ward in the Department of Radiation Oncology, RIMS, Imphal.
Stating that everybody including himself has a role to play in improving the condition of RIMS, Dr Lorho said he will try to convince the authorities concerned at the Centre to bring up RIMS to the level of AIIMS.
“As an MP of the state and people’s representative, I too have the responsibility to take up the matter of upgrading the institute to the level of AIIMS with the Centre. If I get the chance, the matter will be taken up in the house of Lok Sabha in the coming budget session,” he assured.
The MP, who observed a marked development in the RIMS, said he was happy with the changes that were witnessed in the hospital in the last few years. “The hospital has all the facilities suited with time. But, we still have to go a long way,” Dr Lorho said.