Parliament Invites Memoranda for National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Bill, 2019

Sathish Kumar
national medical commission
The Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Health and Family Welfare is presently examining "The National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Bill, 2019" and has decided to invite memoranda thereon within 15 days of publication of advertisement(Published on 09-02-2019).

The Bill proposes to provide for
(i) A medical education system that improves access to quality and affordable medical education, ensures availability of adequate and high quality medical professionals of Indian system of medicine in all parts of the country
(ii) Promoting equitable and universal healthcare that encourages community health perspective and makes services of such medical professionals accessible to all the citizens and 
(iii) Objective periodic and transparent assessment of medical institutions and facilitates maintenance of a medical register of Indian System of Medicine for india and enforces high ethical standards in all aspects of medical services and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

The Bill provides for constitution of National Commission for Indian System of Medicine and corresponding State Medical Councils of Indian System of Medicine for the purpose.

Those desirous of submitting memoranda may send it to 
Shri Bhupendra Bhaskar, 
Additional Director, 
Rajya Sabha Secretariat, 
Room No. 411, Parliament House Annexe Extension Building, 
New Delhi-110001

Tel. No: 011-23034034


Those who are willing to appear before the committee for oral evidence may also indicate in their memorandum. However, the Committee's decision in this regard shall be final. The memoranda to the Committee shall be treated as confidential.

For more details and for downloading a
copy of the Bill, please visit the website of the Rajya Sabha ( under the link Bills with the committees.

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