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Govt launches National Dental Register of National Dental Commission

Lays foundation stones for three nursing colleges in Andhra Pradesh and one in Jammu and Kashmir

The Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Dr Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurated the new headquarters of the National Dental Commission (NDC) and laid the foundation stones for three Nursing Colleges in Andhra Pradesh and one in Jammu and Kashmir virtually.

Additionally, Dr Mandaviya presided over the MoU between the Dental Council of India and the Quality Council of India for the assessment and rating of undergraduate dental colleges and launched the National Dental Register under the National Health Digital Mission. Dr Mandaviya was joined by Dr Manik Saha, Chief Minister of Tripura and Manoj Sinha, Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir joined virtually.

Addressing the gathering, the Union Health Minister emphasised with the launch of the National Dental Register (NDR) created under the One Nation One Register, the people of the country will get the identity and qualification of dentists transparently. He further added, “NDR will provide Unique Identification (DCI ID) to all dentists practising in India after verification from the respective State Dental Council. The NDR will also help citizens identify dentists verified by state dental councils.”

The event was attended by­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ Apurva Chandra, Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Dr Vipul Aggarwal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, BRIG Dr Anil Kohli, Dr RK Bali, Dental Council of India, Dr Dibyendu Majumdar, Chairman of Dental Commission of India, Dr Montu M Patel, President, Pharmacy Council of India, Dr T Dileep Kumar, Indian Nursing Council, faculty and students of Sardar Patel PG Institute of Dental and Medical Science, Raj Bhawan Jammu, Buddha Dental Institute of Dental Sciences, Jammu and Kashmir Nursing College, Manchilpatam Nursing College Andhra Pradesh, Dental College, RIMS, Ranchi, Saveetha Dental College, Chennai, Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (IDS).



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