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To: Honurable Prime Minister of India,PMO office, Govt. of India

"National Nursing and Midwifery Commission (NNMC) Bill" Implementation

The present law governing the nursing professionals, the Indian Nursing Council (INC) Act was passed in 1947. The Indian National Council is responsible for ensuring the basic nursing educational standards, recognizing nursing qualifications and prescribing entrance requirements and curriculum for nursing courses.

On 5th November 2020, the Indian government proposed removing the INC Act and replacing it with a National Nursing and Midwifery Commission (NNMC) Act (NNMC Bill has been drafted under the chairmanship of respected Prof.Dr.Bimla Kapoor) which proposes a common
entrance test, a national register, mandatory registration and a temporary licence for foreign nationals who
are qualified nurses and midwives to practice in India.

The National Nursing and Midwifery Commission Bill, 2022 is a hope for Indian nurses that it will augment the growth and autonomy of nursing and midwifery profession in the country. Nurses of the country are eagerly waiting to see this bill to become a reality.

The Nursing Teachers Association India is requesting to all the Nursing Professionals to sign in this petition, we all together can seek attention on NNMC Act, must be implemented as soon as possible.

Why is this important?

The major objectives of the commission as per the proposed National Nursing and Midwifery Commission Bill, 2022 are to provide for regulation and maintenance of standards of education and services by nursing and midwifery professionals, assessment of institutions, maintenance of a Central Register and State Registers and creation of a system to improve access, research and development and adoption of latest scientific advancements. The bill has also proposed standardizing the nomenclature and scope of work of different nursing and midwifery cadres according to the International Standard, Classification of Occupations. They are nursing and midwifery service managers, nursing professionals, midwifery professionals, nurse associates, midwifery associates and nursing care assistants.



2023-02-14 18:26:29 +0000

100 signatures reached

2023-02-14 16:12:46 +0000

50 signatures reached

2023-02-14 13:50:44 +0000

25 signatures reached

2023-02-14 11:27:22 +0000

10 signatures reached