Construction of New Premises of FWTRC Mumbai at New Panvel

The "Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony" of new building of Family Welfare Training and Research Center, (Govt of India) Mumbai, was held on March 31,2006 at the institutional site at New Panvel, Navi Mumbai . Smt Panabaka Laxmi, Hon. Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare did the ceremonial lying of foundation stone. Mr Ashok Sinha, Vice chairman and Managing Director, CIDCO was the Chief guest and Dr Prakash Doke, DGHS Govt. of Maharashtra was the guest of honor. Academicians and Public health specialists from various government hospitals and non-government organizations also attended the ceremony. The new premises is a step towards the centerís vision to develop itself as a Apex Institute for Training and Research in Health and Family welfare for Paramedical Personals at National level. It aims to provide skilled manpower, conduct training and research and provide policy inputs with focus on paramedical workers for effective and efficient delivery of services.