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National Medical Commission (NMC) constituted

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  • September 26, 2020
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National Medical Commission (NMC) constituted

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-II – Health

In news

  • The National Medical Commission (NMC), along with four Autonomous Boards was recently constituted.
  • The old institution of the Medical Council of India (MCI) stands abolished.

Key takeaways

  • Along with NMC, the four Autonomous Boards of UG and PG Medical Education Boards, Medical Assessment and Rating Board, and Ethics and Medical Registration Board have also been constituted.
  • The Regulator is now ‘selected’ on merits, as opposed to an ‘elected’ Regulator.
  • Dr S C Sharma (retd. Prof, ENT, AIIMS, Delhi) has been selected as the Chairperson for a period of three years. 
  • Besides the Chairperson, NMC will have 10 ex-officio members.

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