Bills to replace NEET ordinances to be introduced in Lok Sabha today

| Updated: Jul 19, 2016 14:27 IST

New Delhi, July 19 (ANI): Two bills seeking to replace as many ordinances to keep state boards out of the ambit of uniform medical and dental entrance examination (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) NEET for this year are set to be introduced in the Lok Sabha today. The Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2016 and the Dentists (Amendment) Bill, 2016 seeking to amend the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 and the Dentists Act, 1948 to replace the ordinances will be introduced in the lower house today by Union Health Minister JP Nadda. The National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (Amendment) Bill, 2016, the Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2016, the High Court's (Alteration of Names) Bill, 2016 and The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 are also to be introduced in the Lok Sabha today. In the Rajya Sabha, The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2012 and The Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill, 2016 will come up for consideration and passage. (ANI)