The proposal, which is at an advanced stage, is aimed at ensuring only competent students get to study medicine in foreign universities.
Like its predecessor, the National Medical Commission will likely be a poor enforcer of minimum standards in the health profession if its composition is dominated by doctors.
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The organisation insists the intent was not to defame but to protect the independence and integrity of the apex court and the judiciary in general.
Whistleblower Sanjiv Chaturvedi’s claims that despite the CBI indicting the accused, the central vigilance commissioner had let the officers off the hook.
The Supreme Court had earlier directed medical bodies to refrain from such action and formed a panel to see which streams could accommodate those with colour blindness.
The policy has proposed institutional reform, and steps to improve and upgrade the quality of services. But there is no correlation between the ambition targets and the public investment proposed.
The National Medical Commission Bill does not address several issues like establishing minimum qualifying marks for common medical entrance tests, regulating the fee for private colleges and the need for a strict code of ethics.
The council is attempting to discredit a report that documents widespread corruption in medical education and unethical practices by doctors.