Dr Bhan assures support to SKIMS

Greater Kashmir

Srinagar, Oct 9: Union Secretary, Department of Biotechnology, Dr M K Bhan Tuesday stressed on the development of inclusive research in SK Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) with a significant reference on local medical disorder profile.
 “There is a need to develop Clinical and Translational Research center for which our department is ready to provide every kind of support,” Dr Bhan said during a special interaction with SKIMS faculty here, on the conclusion of his 3-day visit to the Valley.
 Dr Bhan, who is basically a native of Kashmir, promised every kind of support from Department of Biotechnology (DBT) fostering clinical and basic research in the tertiary care institute. He also pledged financial support for PhD scholars to increase the intake capacity of SKIMS.
 He also met the various heads of departments and principal investigators of various research projects on the request of Director, SKIMS Prof Showkat A Zargar.