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Bills to supersede MCI, set up tribal university in Andhra introduced in Lok Sabha

December 15, 2018 12:41 pm

Union Health Minister J P Nadda introduced The Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2018 for passage as the government had brought an ordinance in this regard on September 26, 2018, when Parliament was not in session

Fate of 150 medical students in Madhya Pradesh college uncertain, SC asks MCI for solution

June 17, 2018 5:57 pm

The entire batch of 150 students was admitted and all admissions were made pursuant to the allocations of seats made by the state authorities through the central counselling agency

NEET PG 2018: Supreme Court reserves order on plea challenging MCI rules on quota in PG courses

April 19, 2018 2:42 pm

NEET 2018: Doctors in government service may be given weightage as an incentive of up to 10 per cent of the marks obtained for each year of service in “remote and/or difficult areas or rural areas upto maximum of 30 per cent” of the marks obtained in NEET

Cabinet approves National Medical Commission Bill, 2017, MCI to be replaced

December 18, 2017 3:01 pm

National Medical Commission Bill, 2017: The draft bill provides for the constitution of four autonomous boards entrusted with conducting undergraduate and postgraduate education under the National Medical Commission.

IMA asks MCI to scrap doctors' presence during execution of convicts

October 25, 2017 4:48 pm

Doctors are required to monitor vital signs of convicts during execution, and look for signs of life and then pronounce death. The IMA says the presence of doctors is violation of medical ethics

Move to make doctors prescribe generic medicines: Ananth Kumar writes to Nadda seeking MCI Act change

May 05, 2017 3:16 am

The Medical Council of India’s regulations already require a doctor to prescribe drugs by generic names as far as possible.

UPCMET admissions: HC seeks Centre, MCI reply

July 14, 2016 6:01 pm

The petitioner, a journalist, has also sought framing of guidelines and admission procedure to be followed by medical colleges till National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) comes into effect from 2017

MCI moves SC for modification of order on oversight panel

June 07, 2016 12:59 pm

The bench headed by Justice A R Dave had also said that the panel would function till the Centre puts in place any other appropriate mechanism in this regard

Lodha committee has its task cut out giving MCI a facelift

May 03, 2016 10:56 pm

Ever since the arrest of former MCI president Ketan Desai on charges of corruption, the image of MCI as an opaque and corrupt organisation has stuck in public perception.

Mumbai: Gondia set to get 100-seat medical college

March 29, 2016 12:57 am

Officials said the objective was to draw medical students towards rural hospitals where doctor-patient gap continued to remain high.