Helipad at RIMS


By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Dec 15: As a part of its initiative to launch air ambulance or flying doctors for people living in remote parts of the State, the State Government is planning to construct a hangar and a helipad inside RIMS campus.
According to a source, the Health Department is preparing a proposal for construction of a hangar and a helipad inside RIMS campus, which will be sent to the Central Government.
Pointing out that the proposal also contains various aspects like necessary ambulance as well as other requirements for the service, the source mentioned that the authority concerned is making necessary arrangements to send doctors, who are to be tasked with the said air ambulance service, for necessary training at Jorhat.
It may be mentioned that the Central Government has already sanctioned Rs 25 crore for the service.

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