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Mizoram has received Rs 102.02 crore from the Centre for setting up its first and only medical college, state Health Minister Lal Thanzara told the assembly on Thursday. Replying to questions from Lalruatkima of the Mizo National Front(MNF), he said that the state’s matching share of Rs 11.34 crore was also received for the purpose.
He said that the college, which is to be named as Mizoram Institute of Medical Education and Research (MIMER), would have 100 seats and the classes would begin after approval by Medical Council of India.