Kathmandu, March 15 . Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has appointed Prof Dr Dev Narayan Saha as the Vice-Chancellor of the National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS).
The appointment was made on Friday as per the recommendation of Pro-Chancellor of NAMS, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health and Population, Upendra Yadav.
Similarly, DPM Yadav appointed other office-bearers of NAMS on Friday itself at recommendation of Vice-Chancellor Saha.
Prof Dr Subodh Kumar Adhikari has been appointed as Rector while Prof Pramila Dewan, Prof Dr Piyush Dahal have been appointed as Registrar and Dean respectively.
Similarly, Dr Kedar Prasad Century has been appointed as Director of Bir Hospital.
They have been appointed for four years’ term.
DPM Yadav administered the oath of office and secretary to the Vice Chancellor and others in the presence of the Prime Minister.
After administering the oath of office and secrecy, PM Oli directed the NAMS to expedite the construction of Bir Hospital in Bhaktapur.
The oldest hospital in the country will be relocated to Bhaktapur, and modern and well equipped buildings for the Hospital will be constructed across 500 ropanis of land. According to the PM, Bir Hospital would be operated as the City Hospital.
PM Oli also directed the Hospital officials to break the ill trend of the senior doctors not attending to the patients. He is of the view that the patients would be highly benefitted if the senior doctor examines them. The PM also stressed change in behavior and treatment towards the patients.