Citizen's Charter
CENTRAL COUNCIL OF INDIAN MEDICINE
Jawahar Lal Nehru Bhartiya Chikitsa Paddhti Evam
Homoeopathy Anusandhan Bhavan, Plot No.61-65
Institutional Area, Janakpuri
NEW DELHI-110058
CITIZEN'S CHARTER


This Charter seeks to provide a framework which enables our users to know:-

* Service is available in the Organisation.
* Services provided to the Central Govt.,State Govts. & UTS
* Curricula,Syllabi and Minimum Standards for teaching activities in Indian Systems of Medicine.
* Registration Activities in Indian Systems of Medicine.
* Code of Conduct for practitioners of Indian Systems of Medicine.

.Service/facilities available

* Guidance in the matter of starting of new Collage
* Guidance in the matter of starting of Post-graduate Deptt.
* List of Universities having Faculty for teaching of under-graduate/post-graduate Courses
* List of approved collages
* list of recognized medical qualifications
* Curricula and Syllabi for Under-graduate and Post-graduate Courses
* Eligibility for enrolment in Central Register of Indian Medicine/State Register of Indian Medicine.
* Issue of Enrolment Certificate to practitioners whose name is entered in the Central Register of Indian Medicine.
* Direct registration of qualified persons in the Central Register of Indian medicine

The main objects of Central Council of Indian Medicine are as follows:-

1. To prescribe minimum standards of education in Indian Medicine viz. Ayurveda,Siddha and Unani Tibb.
2. To advise Central government in matters relating to recognition and withdrawal of medical qualifications in Indian medicine.
3. To maintain the Central Register of Indian Medicine and revise the Register from time to time.
4. to prescribe standards of professional conduct, Etiquette and Code of Ethics to be observed by the practitioners.

Work done by the Central Council of Indian Medicine to achieve the objects

The Central Council of indian Medicine has prescribed Regulation for Under-graduate and Post-graduate courses of Ayurved,siddha and Unani Tibb considering that after completion of education they would be profound scholars having deep basis of Ayurved,Siddha and Unani with scientific knowledge in the respective fundamentals of respective systems with extensive practical training who could be able and efficient Teachers,Research scholars,Kayachikitsak (Physicians) and Shalya Chikitsak (Surgeons) fully competent to serve in the medical and health services of the Country. The Central Council has prescribed the following Regulations:-

1. Central Council of Indian Medicine (Election of President and Vice-President) Regulations,1971.
2. Central Council of Indian medicine (General) Regulations,1976.
3. Central Council of Indian Medicine (Inspectors and Visitors) Regulations,1977.
4. Central Council of Indian Medicine (Central Regulation of Indian Medicine) Regulation 1979.
5. Practitioners of Indian Medicine (Standards of Professional Conduct, Etiquette and Code of Ethics) Regulations,1982.
6. Indian Medicine Central Council (Minimum Standards of Education in Indian Medicine) (Amendment) Regulations, 1989 and further amended 2005 for Ayurvedacharya (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine Surgery) Course.
7. Indian Medicine Central Council (Minimum Standards of Education in Indian Medicine) (Amendment) Regulations, 1995 for Kamil-e-tib-o-Jarahat (Bachelor of Unani Medicine Surgery) Course.
8. Indian Medicine Central Council (Minimum Standards of Education in Indian Medicine) Amendment Regulations, 2006 for Siddha Maruthuva Arignar (Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery) BSMS Course.
9. Indian Medicine Central Council (Post-graduate Ayurveda Education) Regulations, 2005 for Ayurved Vachaspati MD (Ay.).
10. Indian Medicine Central Council (Post-graduate Unani Education) Reguations, 2007 for Mahir-e-Tib (Docotr of Medicine) & Mahir-e-Jarahat (Master of Surgery).
11. Indian Medicine Central Council (Post-graduate Education) Regulations, 1986 and further added in 1994 for Siddha Maruthuva Perarignar MD (Siddha) Course.
12. Establishment of New Medical College opening of new or Higher Course of Study of training and increase of admission capacity by a medical coolege Regulation, 2003.
13. Indian Medicine Central Council (Permission of Existing MEdical Colleges) Regualtion 2006.

*Status/Number of Collage.

At presentthere are 212 Ayurved, 06 Siddha and 38 Unani collages approved by the Central Council of Indian Medicine for imparting Under-graduate and Post-graduate Education of Indian Systems of Medicine. These collages are affiliated with various universities of the Country. 58 collages in Ayurved, 02 in Siddha and 07 in Unani imparting Post-graduate education in different subjects.

*Visitation/inspection of colleges

As per pro vision of Section 19 and 20 of Indian Medicine Central Council Act,1970, the Central Council is empowered to carryout visitation/inspection of colleges in order to assess the educational standards of various institutions imparting training for Under-graduate and Post-graduate courses. Visitation/inspection of colleges is carried out as and when deemed necessary.

*Recognised medical qualifications

A list of recognised medical qualifications included in the IInd,IIIrd and Fourth Schedules to the Indian Medicine Central Council Act,1970 is enclosed herewith for reference. At present there are medical 416 qualifications which are included in the said schedules as recognised medical qualifications for the purpose of education, enrolment on the State Register of Indian Medicine and other related matters.

*Central Register of Indian Medicine

Central Council has maintained a register of practitioners of Indian Medicine in separate parts for each of the systems of Indian medicine statewise to be known as the Central Register of indian Medicine which contains the names of persons who are enrolled on the State Register of Indian medicine and who possess any of the recognized medical qualification. A person whose name is enrolled in the central register of Indian Medicine is eligible to practice in any part of the Country.

Preparation and maintenance of the Central Register of Indian Medicine is a continuous exercise. On receipt of copy of the State Register of Indian Medicine,the Central Council prepares the Central register of Indian Medicine and thereafter notify the list of practitioners in the Gazette of India. After notification of the name of a person in the Central Register of Indian Medicine he/she becomes eligible to practice in any part of India and to recover in due course of law in respect of such practice any expenses,charges in respect of medicament or other appliances or any fees to which he/she may be entitled.

COMMITTEES

To look after various matters, issues etc. the Central Council of Indian Medicine has constituted the following Committees:-

1. Executive Committee
2. Ayurved Committee
3. Siddha Committee
4. Unani Committee
5. Registration Committee
6. Regulation Committee
7. Finance Committee
8. Education Committee (Ay.)
9. Education Committee (Unani)
10. education Committee (Siddha)
11. Finance Committee

*Complaints and Grievances

For redressel and complaints, the secretary, Central Council of Indian Medicine, Room No.411, Fourth floor, Phone No.25610978,25507847 may be contacted.
The office of Central Council of Indian Medicine exists in Jawahar Lal Nehru Bhartiya Chikitsa Paddhati evam Homoeopathy Anusandhan Bhavan, Plot No.61-65, Institutional Area, Janakpuri, New Delhi-110058. The success of the charter depends upon the support received from the users.
"Please try to appreciate the limitations of our resources",Please help to keep the premises neat and clean. "The complex is no Smoking Zone". Please refrain from demanding undue favour from staff and officials. "Kindly provide constructive suggestions. "Adequate drinking water and toilet facilities are available" Canteen facilities is Available.