The National Medical Commission (NMC) has come into existence from September 25 as the apex regulator of medical education and profession in India. The NMC, with a new set of frameworks, aims to usher in major changes in the medical education sector. Let’s examine the relevance, provisions, and implications of this newly constituted medical regulatory body

Putting an end to the wait, National Medical Commission has appointed Dr Suresh Chandra Sharma as its chairman. Dr Suresh Chandra Sharma is the Professor and Head, ENT Head-Neck Surgery, AIIMS, New Delhi. Dr Sharma is the first chairman of the National Medical Commission, which is all set to replace the Medical Commission of India. […]

The Union Health Ministry has finalised the 25 members of the National Medical Commission. The members have been selected through a draw of lots from the nominations sent by the State Governments, Union territories and State medical councils. Once the NMC starts operating, the MCI will automatically get dissolved and the nearly 63-year-old Indian Medical […]

The National Medical Commission Bill, passed by both the houses will be notified in the gazette soon. President Ram Nath Kovind has approved the key legislation aimed at ushering in mega reforms in the medical education sector and replacing the nearly 63-year-old Indian Medical Council Act. “Once notified, the rules will be framed and the […]

The Rajya Sabha has passed the controversial National Medical Commission bill amidst the doctor’s protest across the country. Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan called it a ‘golden day’ in the history of medical education. The bill was passed with two new amendments introduced by the Upper House, which means it will be referred to […]

Medical students and doctors across the country join hands in protest against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill 2019. The Indian Medical Association (IMA), the largest body of doctors and students in the country, has given a call to all students across medical colleges to observe a 24-hour hunger strike on Wednesday as a mark […]

After a long wait, the cabinet has approved the National Medical Commission Bill 2019(NMC). The bill aims at overhauling the systems in medical education in India and replace the Medical Council of India with a National Medical Commission. The Bill will reduce the cost of private medical education, ease the burden of entrance exams on […]

The Lok Sabha has passed the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The bill seeks to allow a government constituted Board of Governors (BoG) to run the Medical Council of India till September 2020. The government will soon come with a National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill to usher in comprehensive reforms in the medical education […]

The Union Government, in the first session of new Lok Sabha, plans to re-introduce National Medical Commission Bill(NMC Bill), which aims to usher in mega reforms in the medical education sector. The NMC bill, introduced in December 2017, got lapsed with the dissolution of the 16th Lok Sabha. According to the sources, with the formation […]