Dr. Ganesh Gurung appointed VC of NAMS

Kathmandu, August 08. Prime Minister Sushil Koraiala, who is also the Chancellor of the National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS), on Friday appointed Dr. Ganesh Gurung as the Vice-Chancellor of the institute.

A three-member committee under the coordination of Health Minister Khag Raj Adhikari had recommended the name of Gurung today. Koirala later endorsed the recommendation and appointed Gurung as the Vice-Chancellor of the NAMS. The post of Vice-Chancellor in the institute was vacant for the past four months.

Resident doctors in the hospital had been staging demonstration for the past few weeks demanding immediate appointment of Vice-Chancellor in the institute.

The appointment of Vice-Chancellor was among one of the demands of the agitating resident doctors.