Health and social staff who’re on coaching on the National Institute of Health and Social Services (NIHSS) will as of subsequent 12 months have a brand new construction as their campus after the of completion of works at the new college.
The Minister for Health, Peggy Vidot, accompanied by way of President Wavel Ramkalawan, gained the important thing to the brand new construction on Friday.
“Today we were handed over the keys to the building, which means that we can start moving into it. So, for us we want the students of the NIHSS to move into the new building for the next school year,” stated Vidot.
The minister added that she is more than pleased with the paintings finished and hopes that the brand new construction and its location will draw in extra scholars to sign up for the varsity.
“We are looking at getting more students into the health sector and with this new building, we will look at providing more courses at the school as well,” she added.
Ramkalawan stated, “I am extremely satisfied and thankful to Vijay for this gift to our children and to our nation. We recognise that this is one the biggest gifts ever given by a member of the private sector to the country and the nation is ever so grateful.”
Work at the construction began in March and is a donation from Vijay Limited, a development corporate primarily based in Seychelles, an archipelago within the western Indian Ocean.
Aside from getting a facelift with fashionable fabrics used, the construction which in the beginning opened in 1950, has a 2d flooring added to it, to build up its capability. It will space administrative places of work, study rooms, laboratories, a library and extra.
The proprietor of the corporate, Vijay Patel, stated that all of the paintings is finished at the construction and the one phase left is getting the desired energy attached.
“We have not had any issues with the work done and I think the fact that all the work required was done by ourselves, helped us to do it faster and now everything is ready on time,” stated Patel.
The NIHSS lately has about 240 scholars learning quite a lot of classes at its present location at North East Point and the varsity’s director Ebrahim Ali stated that for many of the scholars, the site is a matter.
“Most of our students come from the south of Mahe and, therefore, have to take two buses to get to school, but now it will be an advantage for them, as the location of the new school is close to [Seychelles] Hospital which will also benefit the students,” stated Ali.
The NIHSS, which moved from Mont Fleuri to its present location at North East Point in 2011, is underneath the course of the Ministry of Health. It gives classes in social paintings, physiotherapy, vitamin, midwifery and occupational treatment, amongst others.
Meanwhile, the present location of NIHSS is predicted to return to its unique objective and be used for the remedy of sufferers with continual sicknesses.
Author: Seychelles News Agency