Medical Council of India

To provide quality medical care to all Indians through promotion and maintenance of excellence in medical education

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Availability of Funds and Budgetary Allocations

1. Financial Assistance

As per rules the Council provides financial assistance as per the breakup given under options (a) & (b), therefore the institution hosting CME programme can opt only one option out of the following which is applicable.


Option (a) FOR THE CME PROGRAMME TO BE HELD WITH NRI FACULTY PARTICIPATION:

The Council can provide financial assistance of upto a maximum of Rs.1.00 Lac to the institutions hosting CME Programmes with participation of NRI faculty from USA/UK/Canada to meet boarding, lodging and internal travel expenses of the visiting NRI faculty including foreign faculty, if any and for publication of programme proceedings. However if an institutions requests financial assistance only for publication of programme proceedings, then the Council can provide only upto a maximum of Rs.40,000/-. The participation of NRI faculty from USA/UK/Canada is essential, for availing the said financial assistance.

OR
Option (b) FOR THE CME PROGRAMME TO BE HELD WITHOUT NRI FACULTY PARTICIPATION:

(i) Toward boarding, lodging and internal travel of the visiting Indian faculty. Rs 25,000.00
(ii) Towards publication of programme proceedings Rs 15,000.00
(iii) For hiring of venue hall and audio-visual equipments Rs 10,000.00
    2. NOT REIMBURSABLE ITEMS
  1. Expenses made by the foreign/Indian faculty for beverages, STD and ISD calls, etc.
  2. Expenses made by the hosting institutions for sightseeing of the NRI/Foreign/Indian faculty members.
  3. Secretarial expenses
  4. All other miscellaneous items apart from the reimbursable items which are applicable as stated above.