INDIAN NURSING COUNCIL
The Indian Nursing Council is an Autonomous Body under the Government of India, Ministryof Health & Family Welfare was constituted by the Central Government under section 3(1) of the Indian Nursing Council Act, 1947 of parliament in order to establish a uniform standardof training for nurses, Midwives and health visitors
Functions of Indian Nursing Council.
Indian Nursing Council
is an Autonomous Body under the
Government of India, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare was constituted by the Central Government under section 3(1) of the Indian
Nursing Council Act, 1947
of parliament. The basic
Aims, Objectives and functions of Indian
are as follows
establish and monitor a uniform standard of nursing education fornurses midwife, Auxiliary Nurse-Midwives and health visitors
by doinginspection of the institutions.
recognize the qualifications under section 10(2)(4) of the IndianNursing Council Act, 1947
for the purpose of registration and employment inIndia and abroad.
give approval for registration of Indian and Foreign Nursespossessing foreign qualification under section 11(2)(a)
of the IndianNursing Council Act, 1947.
To prescribe the
syllabus & regulations for Nursing programs
withdraw the recognition of qualification under section 14 of theAct in case the institution fails to maintain its standards under Section14 (1)(b)
that an institution recognized by a State Council for the training of nurses, midwives, auxiliary nurse midwives or health visitors does not satisfy therequirements of the Council.
advise the State Nursing Councils, Examining Boards, StateGovernments and Central Government in various important itemsregarding Nursing Education
in the Country.
Organizational Structure of Indian Nursing Council
(2012) President - Shri T. Dileep Kumar