National Medical Commission Bill

Centre clarifies on National Medical Commission Bill

Doctors have been raising their voices against sections 32 and 15 of the Bill pertaining to licensing of health providers and the entrance exam for post-graduate course/NEXT.

Aug 06, 2019, 18:01 PM IST

Resident doctors continue strike for third consecutive day against NMC Bill, emergency services resume

However, the emergency services were resumed, after thousands of patients had to face the brunt of the strike. The resident doctors of Safdarjung Hospital and AIIMS will continue their indefinite strike.

Aug 03, 2019, 08:34 AM IST

NMC Bill live updates: AIIMS resident doctors will continue indefinite strike on Friday

The indefinite strike will withdraw residents from emergency services which will tremendously affect the patients. This is the third consecutive day of the protest against the Bill. 

Aug 02, 2019, 07:05 AM IST

Live: Amid protests from doctors, Rajya Sabha passes NMC Bill

Amid widespread protests from the medical community, the Lok Sabha on Monday passed the Bill while Rajya Sabha passed it on Thursday.

Aug 01, 2019, 07:39 AM IST

NMC Bill: AIIMS and Safdarjung hospitals call for indefinite strike from Thursday

The strike comes on the same day when the Bill will be tabled in the Rajya Sabha. The Outpatient Department (OPD) and emergency services are likely to be hampered due to the strike.

Jul 31, 2019, 20:07 PM IST

IMA calls for doctors' strike on Wednesday over NMC Bill, non-essential services to be withdrawn

All non-essential services will be withdrawn during the strike. OPD services are likely to be hit because of this. 

Jul 30, 2019, 14:39 PM IST

Lok Sabha passes National Medical Commission Bill

The Lok Sabha on Monday passed a bill that seeks to create National Medical Commission in place of Medical Council of India (MCI) with Health Minister Harsh Vardhan terming it as an "anti-vested interests bill" which will be remembered as one of the greatest reforms brought by the Modi government.

Jul 29, 2019, 20:27 PM IST

Indian Medical Association calls for nation-wide protest against 3 bills, to don black badges on January 4

The three bills are the National Medical Commission Bill - 2017, the Indian Medical Council (amendments) Bill - 2018, and the Consumer Protection Bill- 2018.

Jan 03, 2019, 23:14 PM IST

Protest against NMC Bill: IMA calls for suspension of non-emergency services today

The IMA will observe "Dhikkar Diwas - no to NMC Bill" to protest against the proposed legislation, which seeks to replace the Medical Council of India (MCI) with a new body. 

Jul 28, 2018, 15:36 PM IST

National Medical Commission Bill: IMA to hold 'mahapanchayat' on March 25 at Indira Gandhi Stadium

The IMA has strongly opposed the draft Bill that seeks to replace the Medical Council of India with a new body.

Mar 10, 2018, 20:26 PM IST

IMA calls off nationwide doctors' strike after National Medical Commission bill sent to standing committee

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Tuesday called off the nationwide doctors' strike after the National Medical Commission Bill was sent to the standing committee of Parliament.

Jan 02, 2018, 16:17 PM IST

Nationwide protest against National Medical Commission Bill on Wednesday

Doctors affiliated to the Indian Medical Association will hold a nationwide protest against the government's proposal to dissolve the MCI and replace it with NMC.

Nov 15, 2016, 21:52 PM IST