The Muthoot Healthcare Institutions are introducing thousands of aspiring healthcare professionals into medical careers. The Muthoot School of Nursing was instituted at Kozhencherry in 1994 and in 2005 at Pathanamthitta. The nursing schools have recognition of both the Kerala Nursing Council and the Indian Nursing Council. The College of Nursing in Kozhencherry was established in 2003 and in 2007 at Pathanamthitta. Both the colleges are recognized by the Indian Nursing Council and affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University. Now aspiring medical and paramedical professionals can join the Schools and Colleges of Nursing to become trained for futuristic healthcare services. The Muthoot College of Allied Health Science and Management Studies was incepted in 2004 for introducing health science programs such as MLT or Medical Laboratory Technology, MIT or Medical Imaging Technologist and MBA or Masters in Business Administration through affiliation with national universities. These courses are conducted through affiliation with the national universities such as CMAI-IGNOU or Indira Gandhi National Open University, SMU or Sikkim Manipal University and BSS or Bharat Sevak Samaj.