Doctors Welcome Panel, but are Cautious

by Kathy Jones on  May 25, 2010 at 9:45 PM Indian Health News
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The constitution of a new six-member panel for taking charge of the Medical Council of India (MCI) has been welcomed by Indian medicos worldwide, but they are very cautious in opining if this panel will work in a different and efficient manner as compared to the Ketan Desai-led MCI.
 Doctors Welcome Panel, but are Cautious
Doctors Welcome Panel, but are Cautious

Many doctors' groups said the panel must not include any person who has known ties with Dr Desai. The current make-up of the panel includes eminent doctors like Dr. Shivkumar Sirin, Prof Ranjeet Ray Chaudhari and Prof RN Sullen from New Delhi, Dr. Sita Naik from Gurgaon, Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty from Bangalore and Prof Gautam Sen from Mumbai.

Initially the panel was to have Professor Tandon on board, but a body called People for Better Treatment (PBT) in the US filed a petition with the Prime Minister's Office and managed to avert his appointment as he was close to Dr Desai.

Dr Pankaj Singhal, of the Remedy MCI campaign was unhappy with the inclusion of Prof Sullen "due to his previous connections with Dr Desai. We plan to keep monitoring the new panel's work."


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basavaraj_aski

Sir/Madam
kindly protect non medical msc/ph.d science stream teacher eligibility on par with medical stream teachers in service norms in pre/para clinical subjects in medical college because thease teacher appointed as per mci 1971 regulation, served since then 3 decades unfortunately not included safe guard clause in mci 1998 regulation ,now Ihope new mci governors take care in protection of natural justice to thease teachers,further i congratulate all the eminent doctors who will take care of all the people in medical education

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