New Delhi: A Parliamentary panel on Tuesday rejected a Bill which seeks to provide for mechanism for maintenance, co-ordination and regulation of standards of health education throughout the country.
    
The Standing Committee on Health in its report submitted on Tuesday said that following apprehensions expressed by various stakeholders on the effectiveness of the Bill, it is asking the Health Ministry to "to consider all shades of opinion and all the suggestions and bring forward a revised comprehensive Bill before the Parliament."
    
The National Commission for Human Resources for Health Bill, 2011 which proposes to set up National Commission for Human Resources for Health does not give representation to states and when the government "revisits" the Bill, it should consider giving due representation to states.
    
"Several stakeholders have raised serious apprehensions on various provisions of the Bill and effectiveness of various bodies that are proposed to be established under the Bill. "In view of the apprehensions expressed by various stakeholders, the Committee felt that the Bill in the present form cannot be recommended," the report said.

(Agencies)

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