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Indian Nursing Council

  • IASbaba
  • April 12, 2022
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Indian Nursing Council

Part of: Prelims and GS II – Polity

Context: The Indian Nursing Council recently condemned “derogatory content” in the sociology textbook for second-year B.Sc. nursing students listing the “merits and advantages of the dowry system”.

Indian Nursing Council

  • Indian Nursing Council is a national regulatory body for nurses and nurse education in India. 
  • It is an autonomous body under the Government of India, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, constituted under Indian Nursing Council Act, 1947.
  • Functions:
    • Recognition of nursing qualifications in India
    • Granting any nursing qualification
    • Indian Nursing Council has the Power to require information as to courses of study and training and examinations
    • Inspect any institution recognized as a training institution
    • Withdrawal of recognition
    • Power to make regulations

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