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Tatopani Rural Municipality Launches MBBS Scholarship Program

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Tatopani Rural Municipality Launches MBBS Scholarship Program

Tatopani Rural Municipality Launches MBBS Scholarship Program to Address Healthcare Shortage

In a bid to tackle the pressing issue of healthcare manpower shortage, Tatopani Rural Municipality, Jumla has rolled out an ambitious scholarship program for MBBS studies. The initiative, announced by Chief Administrative Officer Tirtha Bahadur Kathayat, aims to sponsor one deserving student annually to pursue a medical degree.

The decision, which was officially approved during the 14th village assembly, marks a pivotal moment for the rural community grappling with the absence of trained medical professionals. With Procedure 2080 now in place, the path to providing quality healthcare services in the municipality is set to undergo a significant transformation.

Under the newly established program, eligible candidates residing within the rural municipality area, who have successfully cleared the integrated entrance examination conducted by the Medical Education Commission, will be considered for the scholarship. Tatopani Rural Municipality pledges to cover 50% of the expenses required for MBBS studies, demonstrating its commitment to nurturing future healthcare leaders.

Financial provision for the scholarship program has already been secured, with Rs. 15 lakhs allocated in the current fiscal year. Plans are underway to swiftly implement the initiative in the upcoming academic session, with the procedure set to be formally published in the gazette.

To ensure transparency and effective oversight, a dedicated MBBS study scholarship management committee, headed by Municipality President Nanda Prasad Chaulagai, will be formed. Comprising nine members, including representatives from various sectors, the committee will be tasked with selecting deserving candidates and ensuring the fair disbursement of funds.

President Nanda Prasad Chaunlagai hailed the initiative as a beacon of hope for students who aspire to pursue a career in medicine but are hindered by financial constraints. The scholarship program not only addresses the immediate healthcare needs of the community but also opens doors of opportunity for talented individuals eager to serve their community as healthcare professionals.

The launch of the MBBS scholarship program underscores Tatopani Rural Municipality's unwavering commitment to fostering educational excellence and enhancing healthcare services for its residents. Stay tuned for further updates as the municipality takes bold strides towards a healthier and more prosperous future.

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