National Medical Commission Bill

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

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

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

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

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

Doctors across Hyderabad burn copies of proposed NMC Bill

Doctors claim the bill will reduce accountability of private medical colleges, and the fee revision will prevent economically backward students from pursuing medical education.

published on : 25th July 2019

NMC Bill retains bridge course, changes terminology

The Bill, which said a number of such practitioners will be permitted to practice as community health providers, is likely to face stiff protest from doctors again. 

published on : 23rd July 2019

National Medical Commission Bill introduced in Lok Sabha

The Bill, introduced by Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, also seeks to repeal the Indian Medical Council Act 1956, stating that the Council set up under it was corrupt.

published on : 22nd July 2019

NMC Bill likely to be introduced in Lok Sabha tomorrow

The NMC Bill was first introduced in Parliament in December 2017, but lapsed with the dissolution of the 16th Lok Sabha.

published on : 18th July 2019
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