Prime Minister Narendra Modi clears air on the NMC bill

Meha Kumari
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  • 14 Aug, 2019 2:34 pm

In an exclusive interview with the news agency IANS, PM Modi explained that the aim of the government vis-a-vis healthcare is to create a more transparent medical education system. The NMC bill proposes to replace the Medical Commission of India with a National Medical Commission to regulate all aspects of medical education, profession and institutions.
But as per doctors some sections in the bill unless amended, will deteriorate medical education and degrade healthcare services. PM Modi also added that the NMC will do away with the existing corruption in the Indian medical field. Also the bill had been tabled based on the recommendations of an expert committee. They have set up an expert group to look into what is plaguing medical education system. The expert group studied the system carefully and brought out the problems and improvement areas. It is based on the suggestions from experts that they came to the current bill.


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