NEET Bulletin, New Delhi: With the Central Government earlier giving its nod to increasing the number of members in the Medical Council of India Board of Governors (MCI BOG), four new doctors have now been appointed to the highest regulatory body of the medical profession.
With these additional appointments, the strength of the MCI Board of Governors has gone up from earlier 7 members to now 11 members. As per the recently passed Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Section Ordinance, 2019 (Ordinance 5 of 2019, up to 12 members can be appointed to the MCI Board of Governors
Following doctors have been appointed as the additional members of the Medical Council of India Board of Governors :
1. Maj Gen Madhuri Kanitkar MD (Pediatrics), DNB (Pediatrics), Dean and Deputy Commandant of AFMS.
2. Dr Pankaj M Shah, Advisor, Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute.
3. Dr RV Ramani, founder and managing trustee of Sankara Eye Foundation.
4. Dr KS Sharma, Director (Academics), Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai.