A new building of Father Muller College of Nursing was opened here on Tuesday to mark the 25 anniversary of the college. The college came to existence in November 1987.

The building opposite the Decennial Hall has facilities for M.Sc. (Nursing), B.Sc. (Nursing) students and to those pursuing Post-Certificate Basic Nursing Course. It has four lecture halls and each can accommodate 100 students.

The building has laboratories to cater to the needs of students.

Administrator of Father Muller Charitable Institutions Denis D'Sa said the building would have all facilities for nursing students. It had an auditorium, “Rajat Bhavan”, which could accommodate 500 people. Functions and seminars would be held there.

Mr. D'Sa said Father Muller School of Nursing had been functioning since 50 years.

A formal function was held at the college on Tuesday. Vice-Chancellor of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences K.S. Sriprakash, Mangalore Bishop Aloysius Paul D'Souza and Director of Father Muller Charitable Institutions Patrick Rodrigues participated in the function.