Cabinet approves the Dentists (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Cabinet approves the Dentists (Amendment) Bill, 2019



New Delhi, The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the introduction of a Bill to amend the Dentists Act, 1948 (16 of 1948) in order to make the Dental Council of India more effective.
The decision also gives effect, with certain modifications, to the provisions of the Dentists Act, 1948 with regard to the membership of the Dental Council of India and membership of State and Joint State Dental Councils, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar told reporters here after the Cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The amendment will help restructure the Dental Councils and the representation of Central Government members and elected members would no longer be made mandatory in the Dental Councils.

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