JK Govt sets up panel on MCI guidelines

Jammu, Feb 10 (PTI) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister OmarAbdullah today set up a panel, headed by the Chief SecretaryMadhav Lal to submit a set of comprehensive proposals toimplement the Medical Council of India (MCI) guidelines in thestate.

The decision was taken after a high-level meeting, heldclose on the heels of Minister for Medical and TechnicalEducation calling for strict implementation of the guidelines.

"MCI, being the highest regulatory body for medicaleducation in the country, works out norms to raise standardsof medical education in the country.

"Implementation of these norms were must to improveefficiency of medical colleges. We will implement MCI rules intoto," Minister for Medical Education R S Chib said after themeeting.

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