Indian Nursing Council

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The Indian Nursing Council is a national regulatory body for nurses and nurse education in India. It is an autonomous body under the Government of India, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, constituted by the Central Government under section 3(1) of the Indian Nursing Council Act, 1947 of Indian parliament.[1]

State-level nursing councils[edit]

There are many registered state-level nursing councils.[2] They are granted autonomous rights by the nursing council.

Council Body State Year of Establishment
Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council Kerala 1953
Maharashtra Nursing Council Maharashtra
Delhi Nursing Council New Delhi 1997
Mizoram Nursing Council Mizoram 1994
Karnataka Nursing Council Karnataka 1961 Tamil Nadu Nurses And Midwives Council Tamil Nadu 1926

See also[edit]

Arunachal Pradesh Nursing Council 20.01.2012


  1. ^ Functions of Indian Nursing Council.
  2. ^ State-Wise Nursing Council India Nursing Council, Retrieved on 29, October 2011.

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