Homoeopathy Bill

The Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2020

SYNOPSIS

The bill proposes to extends the tenure of the Central Council of Homoeopathy (CCH) by another one year (i.e. from two years to three years) in an aim to make homoeopathy council more efficient and effective.

BACKGROUND

Homoeopathy Central Council Act, 1973

A Central Council of Homoeopathy (CCH)  formed to regulate homoeopathic education and practice. 

CCH to form within 1 years

The Act was amended to provide for the change of the council members. The new CCH to be formed within one year from the date of its change

New CCH to form within 2 years

The bill was amended to extend to seek CCH reconstitution by another one year. The new body to be constituted in two years. 

2019 bill

CCH time period further extended from two years to three years

The bill further was amended to extend  CCH reconstitution by another one year. The new body to be constituted in three years.

KEY STATS

Key Stats ()

Part payment accepted by CCH for granting approval for setting up a collage without proper compliance.

20 lakh

Registered Homoeopaths in India

3,00,000
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Students enroll in AYUSH collage

32,000
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TIMELINE

14 Sep 2020
18 Sep 2020
21 Sep 2020

WHY (as per the govt)

Salient Points ()

There is no register or record of the homoeopathic practitioner in the country. 

Inspection of all colleges is still not complete as the institutions were non-functioning due to Covid 19.

In 2019, though time to form a new council was extended by a year. But due to the current pandemic situation, the new council could not be formed. 

MEDIA SAYING

VIDEO

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ORIGINAL BILL 2020

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