Two bills seeking to replace ordinances to keep state boards out of the ambit of the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for this academic year to be introduced in the Lok Sabha today; On the first day of the monsoon session of the Parliament, PM Modi appeals to all political parties to keep national interest at the forefront and work shoulder to shoulder.
Two important bills that seek to replace ordinances to keep state boards out of the ambit of the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for this academic year will be introduced in the Lok Sabha today.
Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs S S Ahluwalia said the two bills include the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2016, and The Dentists (Amendment) Bill, 2016 which will amend the Indian Medical Council Act of 1956 and The Dentists Act of 1948. He said the business advisory committee of the House had fixed four to six hours for discussions on the bills.
The Centre had in May promulgated the two ordinances to keep the state boards out of the ambit of the pan-India medical and dental entrance examination (NEET) for 2016.
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said that passing these two bills will be government’s top priority.