Context: According to the new notification by National Medical Commission (NMC), there will be a common national medical register for all the registered medical practitioners of the country.
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The same will be maintained by the Ethics and Medical Registration Board (EMRB) under the NMC.
This register will contain all the entries of the registered medical practitioners of all State Registers maintained by the various State Medical Councils and will have all relevant information regarding the medical practitioner.
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National Medical Commission Act, 2019.pdf The NITI Aayog recommended the replacement of Medical Council of India (MCI) with National Medical Commission (NMC). The NMC bill was passed by parliament and approved by President on 8 August 2019.
National Medical Commission ordinance was brought in to replace Medical Council of India in early 2019.
Through an ordinance issued in January, 2019 by the President of India.
The Supreme Court had allowed the Central Government to replace the medical council.
And with the help of five specialized doctors monitor the medical education system in India, from July 2017. The planning commission recommended the replacement of Medical Council of India (MCI) with National Medical Commission (NMC). The decision was approved by most states and after its approval.
By the Prime Minister Narendra Modi it was to be proposed as final bill in the parliamentary sessions by the Minister of health and family welfare,
Dr. Harsh Vardhan.
It was passed by both houses of Parliament in 2019. President of India approved the National Medical Commission Bill 2019 on 8 August 2019 and it became a law.
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