301 complaints against state medical institutions

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 - 16:10

New Delhi: The Medical Council of India
has referred a total of 301 complaints against institutions
and the medical fraternity to state medical councils, the
maximum 45 of which are pending with the Delhi Medical
Council.

After Delhi, it is the Uttar Pradesh state medical
council with 41 pending cases.

The number of cases pending with Andhra Pradesh state
medical council is 14, Maharashtra 25, West Bengal 26, Haryana
17, Gujarat 13 and Rajasthan 26, MCI sources said.
The least number of cases are pending with Goa which
has received only one complaint from MCI. Uttarakhand has four
cases with its state medical council.
The Medical Council of India is mandated with the task
of regulating medical colleges and education. The major
functions of MCI are maintenance of uniform standards of
medical education both undergraduate and postgraduate,
recommendation for recognition or de-recognition of medical
qualifications of medical institutions of India or foreign
countries.
The council received complaints from across the
country on issues relating to both medical institutions as
well as professionals

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 - 16:10
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