Ministry of Health and Family Welfare reconstituted the Medical Council of India

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of India has reconstituted the Medical Council of India with 68 members.

Nov 7, 2013 11:45 IST
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The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of India reconstituted the Medical Council of India (MCI) on 6 November 2013 with 68 members. The reconstitution has been done following the provisions contained in sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Second Ordinance, 2013.

The composition of the Council is as under:

Clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 3         

23 members (nominated by the Central Government in consultation with the States)

Clause (aa) of sub-section (1) of section 3

1 member (nominated by the Central Government representing the UT  Administration of Daman & Diu)

Clause (b) of sub-section (1) of section 3          

29 members (representing the Universities/Health Sciences Universities)

Clause (c) of sub-section (1) of section 3         

7 members (representing the Registered Medical Graduates of the States)

Clause (e) of sub-section (1) of section 3         

8 members (nominated by the Central Government)

As per provisions contained in section 3AA of the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Second Ordinance, 2013, the powers and functions of the Board of Governors (BoG) of MCI stands withdrawn and the BoG of MCI stands dissolved with immediate effect.

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