Introduction :

The Regional Institute of Paramedical & Nursing Sciences (RIPANS) was established during 1994-95 under North Eastern Council (NEC) as an Autonomous body with due approval of the concerned Ministries of Government of India to cater the much needed Paramedical, Nursing and Pharmacy personnel of the North Eastern States viz, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura and Sikkim. The Institute is situated at the outskirt of Aizawl, Mizoram in a secluded hilly slope of about 39.60 bighas. The Institute was transferred to the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India from NEC w.e.f 1st April, 2007.


The Director of the Institute is the administrative and executive head of the Institute under whom the Administrative Set up of the Institute can be broadly divided into two wings –
(a) Administration & Establishment Wing
(b) The Academic Wing.

In the Administrative & Establishment set up, there are two sections viz. Establishment and Account. In Establishment Section there is an Administrative Officer who is responsible to ensure smooth running of day to day functions of the administration and establishment while Account Section is headed by Finance & Accounts Officer who is responsible for preparation of Five Year Plan and Annual Plan of the Institute taking into consideration the requirements of the whole Institute. The FAO is also responsible for maintaining the financial discipline of the budgetary allocation of the Institute. Both the Administrative & Accounts Officers are responsible to offer free and frank advice to the Director of the Institute who is the overall in-charge of the Institute for management and administration.

To ensure smooth functioning of the different courses offered by the Institute, for each department there are Heads of Departments assisted by Asst. Professors, Demonstrators, Lab. Assistants & Lab. Technicians and other subordinate staff. The Head of Department is accountable for the activities of the department in terms of the course conducted and of the students. The Director is informed of the activities of the department and any problem which arises in the course of functioning. The Head of Department is entrusted to ensure completion of the training course and conduct of annual and final examinations in consultation with Mizoram University and Mizoram State Council for Technical Education (MSCTE).

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