Museum of Haffkin Institute will get the place on tourism map – Jaykumar Rawal

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Mumbai, 12.JUL.19: “The museum of country’s first bio medical research institute i.e. Haffkin, will be placed on the tourist map of not only Mumbai but also all the Maharashtra. This institute will be built as a major center for ‘Medical Science Tourism’. It will be approved by MTDC and tourism department” said Food and Drug Administration Minister Jaykumar Rawal.

He was speaking during his recent visit to the Museum of Haffkin’s Research, Training and Testing Institute. Director of the Institute Dr. Nishigandha Naik was present on the occasion.

Mr. Rawal further stated that, Haffkin is the institution of great historic heritage. This institute had given very valuable contribution by creating a vaccine when the plague attacked in the country. Haffikin’s building, museum, old Raj Bhawan, Darbar Hall, etc. are places of attraction for tourists, students, researchers and other people. Hence that all these sites would be brought to the tourist map and would be promoted for its development.

“I am very happy after observing the work of people welfare conducting by Haffkin’s Research Institute. There is good combination of historical and modern things, in this museum. Everybody should help such a historic research institute” wrote Mr. Rawal on the museum’s visitor’s book.

Recently, the organization has signed an agreement with the Tata Trust under the government’s plan to get the status of national museum of Haffkin Institute.

“This appreciation given by Rawal will be proved as great encouragement for the institute. The Haffkin institute will send offer of a formal request to get a place in the tourist map” said Dr. Nishigandha Naik on this occasion.