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Union Health Ministry Constitutes National Medical Commission MAC, check out the members

Union Health Ministry Constitutes National Medical Commission MAC, check out the members

New Delhi: Through a recent gazette notification, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has announced the constitution of the Medical Advisory Council (MAC) of the National Medical Commission (NMC).

Under the NMC, the Medical Advisory Council will be the primary platform through which the States and Union territories may put forth their views and concerns before the Commission and help in shaping the overall agenda, policy and action relating to medical education and training. The Council shall advise the Commission on measures to determine and maintain and to co-ordinate maintenance of, the minimum standards in all matters relating to medical education, training and research. The Council shall advise the Commission on measures to enhance equitable access to medical education.

As per the basic constitution of the MAC, apart from ex-officio members including the Chairman and Members of the commission, it will contain one member who is the vice-chancellor of every health university of every state, one member from each state and UT who is nominated by the state medical council to represent that state. Besides it also contains Chairman, University Grants Commission; Director, National Assessment and Accreditation Council and 4 members representatives holding the post of Director in the Indian Institutes of Technology,
Indian Institutes of Management and the Indian Institute of Science as members

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Through a recent notification, the MOHFW have announced the various members under various categories

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Following are the members- vice-chancellors who have been nominated by various states

Serial number Name of State Details of the nominated member
(1) (2) (3)
1. Andhra Pradesh Dr. C.V. Rao, Vice-Chancellor, Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh.
2. Arunachal Pradesh Dr. Saket Kuswaha, Vice Chancellor, Rajiv Gandhi University, Doimuk
3. Assam Dr. Dipika Deka, Vice-Chancellor, Srimanta Sankaradeva University of Health Sciences, Assam.
4. Bihar Dr. Arun Kumar Agarwal, Vice-Chancellor, Aryabhatt Knowledge University, Patna, Bihar.
5. Chhattisgarh Dr. Ashok Chandraker, Vice-Chancellor, Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Memorial

Health Science and Ayush University of Chhattisgarh.

6. Goa Dr. Varun Sahni, Vice-Chancellor, Goa University.
7. Gujarat Dr. Himanshu A. Pandya, Vice Chancellor, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad.
8. Haryana Dr. O.P. Kalra, Vice-Chancellor, Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma University of Health Sciences, Rohtak.
9. Himachal Pradesh Dr. Surender Kashyap, Vice-Chancellor, Atal Medical and Research University, Himachal Pradesh.
10. Jammu and Kashmir Dr. Manoj Kumar Dhar, Vice-Chancellor, Health University, Jammu and Kashmir.
11. Jharkhand Dr. (Prof.) Ramesh Sharan, Vice-Chancellor, Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribagh, Jharkhand.
12. Karnataka Dr. S. Sacchidananda, Vice-Chancellor, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health and Sciences, Bengaluru, Karnataka.
13. Kerala Dr. M.K.C. Nair, Vice-Chancellor, Kerala University of Health and Science, Thrissur, Kerala.
14. Madhya Pradesh Dr. R.S. Sharma, Vice Chancellor, Madhya Pradesh Medical Science University, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh.
15. Maharashtra Prof. Dr. Dilip G. Mhaisekar, Vice-Chancellor, Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik, Maharashtra.
16. Manipur Sh. Jarnail Singh, Vice-Chancellor, Manipur University, Imphal, Manipur.
17. Meghalaya Prof. S.K. Srivastava, Vice-Chancellor, North Eastern Hill University Shillong, Meghalaya.
18. Mizoram Prof. K.R.S. Sambasiva Rao, Vice Chancellor, Mizoram University.
19. Nagaland Prof. Pardeshi Lal, Vice-Chancellor, Nagaland University.
20. Odisha Prof. Deepak Kumar Behera, Vice-Chancellor, Sambalpur University.
21. Punjab Dr. Raj Bahadur, Vice Chancellor, Baba Farid University of Health Science, Faridkot, Punjab.
22. Rajasthan Dr. Rajababu Panwar, Vice Chancellor, Rajasthan University of Health Sciences, Jaipur, Rajasthan.
23. Sikkim Lt. Gen. Dr. M.D. Venkatesh, VSM (Retd.), Vice Chancellor, Sikkim Manipal University, Gangtok, Sikkim.
24. Tamil Nadu Dr. Sudha Seshayyan, Vice Chancellor, Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
25. Telangana Dr. Karunakar Reddy, Vice Chancellor, Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Science, Warangal, Telangana.
26. Tripura Prof. Sri Sangram Sinha, Acting Vice Chancellor, Tripura University.
27. Uttarakhand Prof. Hem Chandra, Vice Chancellor, Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Health University, Dehradun.
28. Uttar Pradesh Dr. M.L.B. Bhatt, Vice Chancellor, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
29. West Bengal Prof. Rajendra Pandey, Vice Chancellor, West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata, West Bengal.

Following are the Vice Chancellor nominees of Union Territories

Serial number Name of Union Territories Details of nominated member
(1) (2) (3)
1. Andaman and Nicobar Island Dr. A.K. Mandal, Director, Andaman and Nicobar Islands Institute of Medical Sciences, Port Blair.
2. Chandigarh Dr. G. Dewan, Director, Health Services – cum – Mission Director, Chandigarh.
3. Dadra and Nagar Haveli Dr. V.K. Das, Director, Medical Education.
4. Daman and Diu Dr. Sanjay Verma, Medical and Health Department, Daman and Diu.
5. Delhi Prof (Dr.) Mahesh Verma, Vice Chancellor, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi.
6. Lakshadweep Islands Dr. K.P. Shaikoya, Government Hospital, Minicoy Island, Lakshadweep.
7. Puducherry Prof. Gurmeet Singh, Vice Chancellor, Puducherry University.

Following are the members that have been nominated by the respective state medical councils

Serial number Name of the State Medical Council Details of nominated member
(1) (2) (3)
1. Andhra Pradesh Medical Council Dr. Buchipudi Sambasiva Reddy
2. Arunachal Pradesh Medical Council Dr. Koj Jarbo
3. Assam Medical Council Prof. Dr. Anup Kumar Barman
4. Bihar Medical Council Dr. Sahajanand Prasad Singh
5. Chhattisgarh Medical Council Dr. S. L. Adile
5A. Delhi Medical Council Dr. Harish Gupta
6. Goa Medical Council Dr. Dhanesh T. Volvoikar
7. Gujarat Medical Council Dr. Anil Kumar Jaydev Nayak
8. Haryana Medical Council Dr. Pankaj Mutneja
9. Himachal Pradesh Medical Council Dr. Vinod Kashyap
9A. Jammu and Kashmir Medical Council Dr. Vijay Gupta
9B. Jharkhand Medical Council Dr. A.K. Singh
10. Karnataka Medical Council Dr. H. Veerbhadrappa
11. Kerala Medical Council Dr. Rani Bhaskaran
12. Maharashtra Medical Council Dr. Shiv Kumar Shankar Utture
13. Madhya Pradesh Medical Council Dr. Nishant Warwade
14. Manipur Medical Council Prof. Dr. Thongam Bhimo Singh
15. Mizoram Medical Council Dr. John Zohmingthanga
16. Nagaland Medical Council Dr. Sedevi Angami
16A Odisha Medical Council Prof. Dr. Datteswar Hota
17. Punjab Medical Council Dr. Girish Sahni
18. Rajasthan Medical Council Dr. Deepak Sharma
19. Sikkim Medical Council Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Prasad
20. Tamil Nadu Medical Council Dr. K. Senthil
21. Telangana Medical Council Dr. E. Ravindra Reddy
21a Tripura Medical Council Dr. J.K. Dev Varma
22. Uttarakhand Medical Council Dr. Ajay Kumar Khanna
23. Uttar Pradesh Medical Council Dr. Urmila Singh
24. West Bengal Medical Council Dr. Santanu Sen

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  1. Let us hope \”Change is for Better\”

  2. Old wine in new bottle.

  3. Ketan Desai mafia is out , what a relief !!. A new beginning of a honest and competent National Medical Council.