Yesterday we reported that the cabinet has approved the bill for creating National Council for Higher Education and Research (NCHER) as a super body above other education regulatory bodies like AICTE & UGC. On the same lines a bill was passed in Rajya Sabha to create super medical authority to be placed above all other medical education regulators such as Medical Council of India (MCI), Dental Council of India (DCI), Pharmacy Council of India and Nursing Council of India.
The bill was introduced by health & welfare minister Mr. Ghulam Nabi Azad, the objectives are to promote human resources in health sector and provide mechanism for the determination, maintenance, coordination and regulation of standards of health education throughout the country.
Source: The Hindu Business Line
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