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Tag: National Medical Commission Bill

NMC Bill: Unhappy Odisha Doctors Threaten To Join Nationwide Stir

Bhubaneswar/Delhi: The countrywide agitation by doctors against National Medical Commission Bill, which was passed yesterday in the Upper House of the Parliament, is slowly gaining momentum with doctors and medical students in Odisha threatening to join the stir soon. The Rajya Sabha passed the NMC Bill for replacing the corruption-plagued MCI with a new body, […]

Resident doctors on strike against NMC bill, withdraw emergency services

New Delhi: Healthcare services at several government hospitals, including AIIMS and RML here, were disrupted on Thursday as resident doctors went on a strike and withdrew all services including that at the emergency department to protest a key legislation that seeks to regulate the medical education sector. Resident doctors have threatened to continue the strike […]

NEET Exam: Big News For MBBS UG & PG Students! NMC Bill Approved By Cabinet

New Delhi: In a major development, the Union Cabinet today approved the National Medical Commission Bill, 2019, which provides for setting up of a National Medical Commission in place of the Medical Council of India (MCI) and repeal of the Indian Medical Council Act 1956. The salient features have been provided below: The Common final […]

IMA doctors call off strike after NMC Bill sent to select committee

New Delhi: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Tuesday called off its 12-hour countrywide shutdown of OPD services at all private hospitals in the country, after the government agreed to its demand and sent the National Medical Commission Bill, 2017 to a select committee. “We have called off the 12-hour strike as we have just […]

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Now, Medical Graduates can't get licence to practise without 'exit' exam

New Delhi: Medical graduates willing to procure a licence to practise Indian medicine systems, including Ayurveda, may soon have to clear an exit exam, according to a proposed legislation on the lines of the health ministry’s National Medical Commission Bill. This is a part of a draft bill which seeks to create a new regulator, […]

IMA resists draft National Medical Commission Bill

New Delhi: The IMA has opposed the draft bill that seeks to replace the Medical Council of India with a new body, claiming it will cripple the medical profession. The draft National Medical Commission Bill was on Friday approved by the Cabinet. It provides for the constitution of four autonomous boards entrusted with conducting undergraduate […]