Medical Education Bill provisions medical education commission



Kathmandu, Jan 25 (RSS): The National Medical Education Bill the House of Representatives passed Friday has provisioned various positive features including the establishment of medical education commission under the chairmanship of Prime Minister in order to regulate the medical institutions and ensure quality medical education. 
The Commission would determine the national and provincial level policies relating to the medical education, standard of the intention letter, affiliation and integrated entrance exam. 
The Bill has also included the provision as of quota to the foreign students, scholarship, special incentives to the students from the marginalized communities. 
The medical institutions must maintain the accountability and transparency. Similarly, those completing medical education under the scholarship quota must work in remote areas as per the assignment by the Nepal government. No new medical college would be set up in the Kathmandu Valley for 10 years.