New Delhi: The governing council of the Medical Council of India (MCI) has decided to take action against MCI secretary Sangeeta Sharma, who is under scanner for serious corruption charges and her ineligibility for the post.

During an emergency meeting convened on Monday, it was decided that a formal decision on Sharma will be sent to the Health Ministry.

The ministry had sought reply from the MCI on a complaint against Sharma on corruption and her ineligibility for the post.

The matter gained momentum after governing council chairman K K Talwar discussed the issue with Sharma on Friday. Defending herself, Sharma instead leveled serious charges against Talwar.

Talwar forwarded the complaint to all the members of the committee on Friday itself.

“The MCI has already answered questions asked by the Health Ministry and will give a unanimous reply again,” said a committee member on condition of anonymity.

Sharma was appointed by the then governing council chaired by SK Sarin. The ministry had expressed its disappointment even before she officially took over as secretary.

JPN/Bureau