National Medical Commission

Cabinet apprised of changes made to National Medical Commission Bill in Parliament

The changes have been made in the National Medical Commission Bill passed by the Parliament from the version that was approved by the Cabinet.

published on : 28th August 2019

NMC Bill: Law to keep medical education cost in check: Union minister Harsh Vardhan

National Medical Commission Act gets President’s assent, health minister Harsh Vardhan seeks to allay fears

published on : 9th August 2019

President Kovind gives assent to National Medical Commission Bill

The legislation provides for a common entrance examination for MBBS along with common counseling for all medical institutions in the country.

published on : 8th August 2019

IMA defers August 8 strike against NMC Bill

The bill proposes to replace the Medical Commission of India with a National Medical Commission to regulate all aspects of medical education, profession and institutions.

published on : 8th August 2019

Junior doctors in Hyderabad burn effigy of Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

They said the agitation will continue till some sections in the Bill are amended.

published on : 5th August 2019

Post meeting with Health Minister, AIIMS and Safdarjung resident doctors call off NMC Bill strike

They said the AIIMS administration also assured them that the strike period, August 1 to 3, would be considered as "on duty".

published on : 4th August 2019

Doctors' protests over NMC Bill continue, some relief for patients as emergency services resume

The doctors have been boycotting work and demonstrating over certain provisions of the Bill since Thursday.

published on : 3rd August 2019

NMC Bill protest: Union Health Minister meets striking doctors; asks them to join work

Harsh Vardhan made the appeal during a meeting with a delegation of resident doctors from various associations who are on strike over certain provisions of the bill.

published on : 2nd August 2019

Doctors' protest against National Medical Commission Bill continues

The resident doctors' associations of AIIMS, Safdarjung, RML and those attached with FORDA and URDA decided to continue their strike following meetings held till late night.

published on : 2nd August 2019

'NMC bill would encourage quackery', say protesting doctors across country

Thousands of doctors across the country protested against certain provisions in the National Medical Commission Bill, which the Rajya Sabha passed on Thursday.

published on : 2nd August 2019

Rajya Sabha passes National Medical Commission Bill amid medicos' protest

The bill that seeks to repeal the Indian Medical Council Act 1956 was passed by a voice vote, amid a walkout by AIADMK.

published on : 1st August 2019

Amid protests from medical fraternity, Modi government moves NMC bill in Rajya Sabha

The bill, which has already been passed by the Lok Sabha, was moved by Health Minister Harsh Vardhan for passage in the Upper House despite stiff protest from the medical fraternity.

published on : 1st August 2019

National Medical Commission Bill: After Kerala, now doctors in Delhi threaten to go on indefinite strike

The Resident Doctors' Associations (RDA) of the AIIMS, RML and some other hospitals have given separate notices to the administration regarding the proposed strike.

published on : 31st July 2019

Doctors’ strike total in Kerala, but OP services not hit

Doctors in the private hospitals completely boycotted out-patient services, while those in state-run hospitals attended only to patients in the out-patient departments.

published on : 31st July 2019

IMA calls for one-day strike against NMC Bill

Tamil Nadu Indian Medical Association announced withdrawal of out-patient and other non-emergency services from 6 am on Wednesday to 6 am next day.

published on : 31st July 2019
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