Regional Institute of Paramedical and Nursing Sciences
|Location||Aizawl, Mizoram, India|
Regional Institute of Paramedical and Nursing Sciences (RIPANS) is located at Zemabawk, Aizawl on the slope of a hill generously donated by the government of Mizoram.
RIPANS is surrounded by National Highway 54 on the southeast and a hospital and health departmental store on the northwest.
The nearest airport is Lengpui Airport. The city bus of Aizawl regularly services Zemabawk where RIPANS is.
To overcome the need to provide basic paramedical health care facilities in the health institution of the North Eastern Regions, Regional Institute of Paramedical & Nursing Sciences was finalized by the North Eastern Council in 1992-93 with the approval of the government of India. All the allotted seats in disciplines of the institute is distributed as per quota fixed for to the beneficiary states. RIPANS was established in 1996 at project cost of Rs.2315.39 lakhs during the 9th Five Year Plan. Since the inception, a Medical Laboratory Technology certificate course of 1-1/2 years duration was started in the institute
Formerly the name was Regional Paramedical and Nursing Training Institute (RP&NTI), which was rechristened as Regional Institute of Paramedical and Nursing (RIPAN). Later the word 'sciences' was added. The institute is named Regional Institute of Paramedical and Nursing Sciences (RIPANS). RIPANS is affiliated to Mizoram University. RIPANS is planning to start a 100-seat MBBS and BDS seat learning center for which project estimate has been submitted.
RIPANS offers the following courses:
- B.Sc. Nursing
- B.Sc Medical Lab Technology
- Bachelor's in Optometry & Ophthalmic Techniques
- Bachelor's in Radiography & Imaging Technology
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- "Regional Paramedical Institute at Aizawl". North Eastern Council. Retrieved 16 August 2012.
- "RIPANS-ah Medical leh Dental College din tum". The Zozam Times. Retrieved 16 August 2012.
- "Courses". ripans.org. Retrieved 16 August 2012.