The national medical commission is introduced in the place of the medical council of India on 25th September 2020. The national medical commission law was signed by President on 8th august 2019. Dr. S.P. Sharma is appointed as the director of NMC for a period of three years.
NMC is consists of a director and 5 other members who are selected by the 7 members' search committee of the cabinet secretary. There will be a total of 33 members in NMC.
FUNCTIONS OF NMC
To control medical institutes
To make available resources to fulfill the medical needs in the country.
Give directions to state medical commissions.
To implement fee regulations on 50% of seats of private medical institutions and universities.