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

The 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 […]

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Indian Medical Association calls off nationwide strike

A 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 […]

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Rajya Sabha passes NMC Bill, set to become law

The 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 […]

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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 […]

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

The 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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