PHUNGLING: Mauwakhola Rural Municipality of Taplejung district is set to provide financial assistance to a student eligible for Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) studies.
The rural municipality, however, has put a condition that the aid recipient student should provide medical services to the patients in Fungling for five years.
With this programme in place, the health sector of the rural municipality is expected to improve. The 11th municipal assembly on Friday decided to produce a doctor every five years.
Spokesperson at the rural municipality, Chandra Kumar Tamang, shared the rural municipality will provide support to produce MBBS graduate. He further shared that the rural municipality has appropriated a budget of Rs 2 million to support a student for MBBS studies.
Chief Administrative Officer Devi Tumbapo informed that the rural municipality will provide educational and other expenses to a local student eligible for MBBS studies.