“NMC Bill defies the principles of democracy,” states IMA President-elect

The Indian Medical Association, a strong association of 3 lakh doctors of modern medicine across India, has been fighting against it. From January 2, 2018 to date, IMA has been fighting against this draconian, unjust and cruel act. This article explains why the IMA is opposed to the NMC Bill

“NMC Bill defies the principles of democracy,” states IMA President-electThe Government of India recently demolished the Medical Council of India (MCI), the quasi-judicial body, which has been in force since 1939. On 30th December 2017, the Central Government announced a bill, the National Medical Commission (NMC) in place of the Medical Council of India. The new bill got its approval in the Lok Sabha […]

Indian Medical Association calls off nationwide strike

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) emergency action committee had proclaimed on Sunday a nationwide withdrawal of services on Thursday, August 08. Medical students and resident doctors are on the warpath against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill. They have now decided to postpone the withdrawal of services till a later date

Indian Medical Association calls off nationwide strikeA delegation of IMA under the leadership of IMA National President, Dr Santanu Sen along with other senior leaders, medical student representatives and junior doctors met with Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare. In view of the certain clarifications and assurances given by him and considering the prevailing situation in Jammu […]

Rajya Sabha passes NMC Bill, set to become law

The Rajya Sabha after three hours of discussion has passed the National Medical Commission Bill 2019. Now the bill will be sent to the president for approval. Meanwhile, resident doctors and medical students launched a massive strike on the streets of Delhi protesting against the NMC bill

Rajya Sabha passes NMC Bill, set to become lawThe controversial NMC bill, which has angered the medical fraternity across India, has been passed by the Rajya Sabha. The debate on NMC Bill took place in the upper house of the parliament, on Thursday, August 1. Members from the opposition, opposed the provisions of the bill, while the coalition partners of the government, supported […]

Government tables NMC Bill in Rajya Sabha in amidst protest from doctors in Delhi 

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has tabled the NMC Bill in the upper house of the parliament. The Rajya Sabha is discussing the controversial NMC Bill on Thursday, August 1. Meanwhile, the resident doctors from Delhi, are on the streets protesting against the NMC Bill

Government tables NMC Bill in Rajya Sabha in amidst protest from doctors in Delhi   Amidst the protest and strike called by the resident doctors in Delhi, the Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, has tabled the National Medical Commission Bill in Rajya Sabha on Thursday, August 1.  As the upper house of the parliament is ready to discuss the bill, the resident doctors are have launched a massive […]

Delhi resident doctors to march on Parliament to protest against NMC Bill

Government hospitals in the capital are likely to take a massive hit, as resident doctors attached to government hospitals have threatened to withdraw all service from Thursday, August 1. To draw attention to the lapses in the NMC Bill, the resident doctors and students will be carrying out a morcha towards the Parliament

Delhi resident doctors to march on Parliament to protest against NMC BillThe Resident Doctors Association (RDA) of All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) will go on strike. The patients are likely to suffer due to the strike called on by resident doctors The face-off between doctors and government on the issue of National Medical Commission Bill has spread across the nation. With resident doctors attached […]

Delhi resident docs threaten strike, demand changes in NMC Bill 

Resident doctors attached to government hospitals in Delhi have threatened to go on strike from Thursday, August 1. Their demand is to incorporate certain provisions as an amendment to the NMC Bill

Delhi resident docs threaten strike, demand changes in NMC Bill Government hospitals in the capital are likely to take a massive hit, as resident doctors attached to government hospitals have threatened to withdraw all service from Thursday, August 1. The Resident Doctors Association (RDA) of All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) has given a notice to the administration regarding the proposed strike. The patients […]

Delhi: FORDA and RDA AIIMS doctors stage protest against NMC Bill

The doctors of Federation of Resident Doctors Association (FORDA) and Resident Doctors Association (RDA) AIIMS have staged a protest on Tuesday, July 30, against the NMC Bill which was passed in the Lok Sabha yesterday

Delhi: FORDA and RDA AIIMS doctors stage protest against NMC BillThe doctors have shown up to work wearing black badges as a mark of protest. A joint press conference will also be conducted by the associations to raise their voice against the bill. An emergency meeting of representatives of FORDA & RDA AIIMS New Delhi was held today at Dr RML Hospital to decide the […]

What is National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill 2019 about?

The Bill seeks to replace the Indian Medical Council, which was taken over by the government earlier in the month, for better development and regulation of medical education, medical profession and medical institutions in India

What is National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill 2019 about?Reasons of corruption were given to repeal MCI, it has been alleged that process under MCI regulate medical colleges was flawed. There are several new provisions have been introduced in this bill. Bill has introduced a new entrance exam called National Exit Test (NEXT) for the students of MBBS. A section of medical fraternity is […]

Lok Sabha passes National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill 2019  

After seven hours of discussion and debate in the lower house of the parliament. The Lok Sabha has finally passed the long-pending National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill 2019. The opposition was against various clauses of the bill. Meanwhile, the doctor MP’s had supported this bill with a few suggestions which they felt were necessary

Lok Sabha passes National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill 2019  Genuine concerns over the National Medical Commission Bill have been addressed and the legislation will be one of the biggest reforms, Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said in Lok Sabha on Monday, July 29. Moving the bill for consideration in Lok Sabha, Dr Vardhan said it seeks to put in place a new structure […]

Doctor MP’s support NMC Bill, seek clarity on National Exit Test

The doctor MP’s in Lok Sabha have come out in favour of the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill but have also raised insightful questions regarding the uncertainty of doctors who fail to clear the National Exit Test (NEXT). The members want to know about what will the eligibility of such candidates be and what would it mean for the future

Doctor MP’s support NMC Bill, seek clarity on National Exit TestIt has been a tumultuous day of sorts in the Lok Sabha after the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill was tabled in the Lok Sabha by Union health minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan. The doctors from the Indian Medical Association (IMA) took to the street in Delhi to protest against the NMC Bill. More than 5,000 […]
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