Maharashtra Medical Council launches online complaint web portal

During the last year, Maharashtra Medical Council has achieved 100 per cent digitalisation in registration & renewal of registration and Certification of Modern Medical Practitioners. This Online Complaint Web Portal can be accessed free of cost from Maharashtra Medical Council’s website

Maharashtra Medical Council launches online complaint web portalOn Wednesday, June 26, the Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) under the Digital India Initiative of Government of Maharashtra, has launched the online complaint web portal at the hands of Minister of Medical Education of Maharashtra, Girishji Mahajan and in presence of Dr Shivkumar S. Utture, President (MMC), Dr Ajeet Gopchade, Vice-President and Sanjay Deshmukh, Registrar […]

Fake degree: After suspending 20 doctors, MMC summons 53 more

As many as 53 doctors, with those who have allegedly submitted fake postgraduate, degrees are under MMC's scanner. The MMC has asked these doctors to put their case on April 21. Earlier, the MMC had suspended the licenses of 20 doctors those who were operating with fake additional qualification degrees

Fake degree: After suspending 20 doctors, MMC summons 53 moreAfter suspending 20 doctors with fake additional qualification degree, the Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) has now summoned 53 doctors for questioning. The doctors have been summoned on April 21, to submit their case.  The MMC while scrutinising the documents found that the additional degree documents submitted by the doctors are fake. According to MMC sources, there […]

MMC seeks permission to take action against the bogus doctors

Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) urged the state government to amend the MMC Act of 1965. The Maharashtra Medical Council demanded that the right to take action against bogus doctors, hospitals and private clinics should be included in the MMC's jurisdiction

MMC seeks permission to take action against the bogus doctorsThe number of bogus doctors has gone up. Last year, 81 bogus doctors were found in the action taken to track them. The government filed a complaint against these bogus doctors and took action. The MMC has no power to act against the bogus doctors. Therefore, the Maharashtra Medical Council demanded that the government should […]

Serve bond or face the music: Maha govt to doctors

The latest notice issued by the Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) has asked doctors, who have completed their medical degrees from state government or municipal run medical colleges, to submit their bond-free certificate to the Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) for renewal of registration, failing which they will lose their rights of practising in the state 

Serve bond or face the music: Maha govt to doctorsIn a strong move to zero in on doctors who have studied in state or civic-run medical colleges but have not completed the mandatory one-year bond and/or cleared the fees, the Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) has asked doctors to submit their bond-free certificate to the state medical council. The DMER, on September […]

Backlog of medico-legal cases to welcome elected members of MMC

Post elections, newly elected doctors for Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) await state to nominate members to begin Council’s functioning

Backlog of medico-legal cases to welcome elected members of MMCPost elections, newly elected doctors for Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) are now awaiting state government to nominate members to begin Council’s functioning at earliest. Dr Shivkumar Utture, an IMA candidate who won elections, said, “We request government to nominate members at earliest as without that Council cannot start functioning. We are expecting Council to start […]

Despite strong campaigning, only 16 per cent doctors vote in MMC elections

With 50 per cent, Jalna registered highest voters’ turnout, followed by 40 per cent in Nashik

Despite strong campaigning, only 16 per cent doctors vote in MMC electionsVoters’ turnout on Sunday for much-awaited Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) elections was 26% in the state. While panels of doctors contesting elections were happy with state’s turnout, they were surprised with poor turnout in Mumbai – 16%. Dr Sudhir Naik, gynaecologist from Mumbai who contested elections, said, “If you notice, there is a significant jump […]

Ahead of Maharashtra Medical Council elections, IMA fears rigging

Indian Medical Association (IMA) writes to returning officer demanding vigilant supervision of elections, to be held on December 18

Ahead of Maharashtra Medical Council elections, IMA fears riggingAhead of the much-awaited Maharashtra Medical Council’s (MMC) elections, which will be held on Sunday, Indian Medical Association (IMA) has written a letter to returning officer expressing their concern over possible rigging of polls. IMA, the umbrella body of allopathy medicine practitioners, requested the RO to vigilantly supervise entire election process personally for fair and […]

Include citizens in Maharashtra Medical Council panel, demand health activists and doctors

Demand comes against the backdrop of non-transparency in functioning and handling of complaints in MMC

Include citizens in Maharashtra Medical Council panel, demand health activists and doctorsAhead of the Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) election, health activists and doctors’ group have demanded to elect a non-doctor too in the Council’s panel. The MMC is a quasi-judicial body which governs the quality of medical education and medical ethics in the state. The Council is slated to have its elections on December 18. “Health […]