Assam: English And Computer To Be Added In GNM Nursing Course

Assam: English And Computer To Be Added In GNM Nursing Course

The CM mentioned it while addressing a ceremonial function at Guwahati’s Srimanta Sankardev Kalakhetra.

GUWAHATI : CM Himanta Biswa Sarma recently emphasised on the role of nurses in medical scenario and their contribution in the society. The CM mentioned it while addressing a ceremonial function at Guwahati's Srimanta Sankardev Kalakhetra on 28th of January, Saturday. 

Himanta Biswa Sarma declared that state administration is trying to bring in changes and modifications in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) nursing course. 

The government is deciding to incorporate English language and Computer education to enhance soft skills among the nursing fraternity, he added. Here, by soft skills, the CM indicates someone who can speak English language and has minimum computer based knowledge and whose behaviour reflects discipline, stated Himanta Biswa Sarma. 

An individual who acquires all three qualities, can be called skilled manpower. The CM further informed that, the state administration is currently discussing a matter with Singapore and Japan, which revolves around skilled female nurses from the state who can be sent to both the countries as GNM nurse or caregiver. 

Furthermore, Singapore has also been planning to extract 200 female nurses from Assam who will be given extra skills in nursing in Singapore. Himanta Biswa Sarma, happily announced that, if the government can successfully execute the plan, 2000 female nurses from the state will be getting employment across the globe. 

The chief minister also offered appointment letters to 1208 female nurses during the ceremony. 'Happy to distribute appointment letters to 1208 selected candidates for Health & Family Welfare and Home & Political Departments at Sankardev Kalakhetra' the CM tweeted. 

He also mentioned that this time, 41,710 appointments has been given to individuals which indicates success towards the goal of offering 1 lakh government jobs. The CM motivated the newly appointed nurses of Assam to enhance their soft skills while giving examples of Kerela nurses who are working worldwide.

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