President gives assent to National Medical Commission Bill

On 08/08/2019,  Hon'ble President Ram Nath Kovind has given his assent to the National Medical Commission Bill, 2019, which was passed by both Houses of Parliament

"It will be notified in the Gazette soon. After that, rules will be framed and the NMC will be constituted subsequently. All these will be done within six months," Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said.

The NMC Act will repeal the Indian Medical Council Act 1956.