THE TRAVANCORE–COCHIN COUNCIL OF MODERN MEDICINE
COMBINED COUNCIL BUILDING, RED CROSS ROAD, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, KERALA – 695 035
No. E. 2639/10/MC
N O T I C E
Issue of New Certificate with security features so as to update the Registers of all Modern Medicine Doctors
W.P.(C) Nos. 31277/09, 31654/09 and 34884/09 were filed before the Hon’ble High Court of Kerala challenging the notice issued by the Council, calling for all doctors of Modern Medicine to renew their registration within the period specified in the notice. Considering the grievance high- lighted in the writ petitions, the Council of Modern Medicine held on 10-11-2009 resolved that the periodic renewal of registration in five years with the pre-condition of compulsory attendance of CME may be deferred and a fresh notice may be issued with the permission of the Hon’ble High Court.
2) The Hon’ble High Court by a common judgment dated 12-1-2010 in the above W.P.(C)s directed the Council “to take appropriate action to issue Registration Certificate with the same Registration Number and date of registration with photograph and security features, replacing the old certificates, so as to update the registers. Regarding the same appropriate notice should be issued for information of the parties”.
3 ) In compliance with the above direction, the Council of Modern Medicine held on 22-4-2010 resolved to issue notice directing all Modern Medicine doctors, who have not yet applied for the new certificate with photograph and security features, to apply for the new certificate according to the revised schedule given below. The new certificate will have the same Registration Number and date of registration having high security features and scanned photograph of the practitioner.
4) As per the above resolution, notice is hereby given to all Modern Medicine doctors, who have not yet applied and obtained the Certificate with photograph and security features, to apply in the prescribed form, with necessary details, to the Registrar, Travancore-Cochin Medical Councils, Red Cross Road, Thiruvananthapuram – 695035, in the following time frame.
|Regn. No.||Date of receipt of application|
|1 to 15000||1-10-2010 to 15-10-2010|
|15001 to 20000||16-10-2010 to 31-10-2010|
|20001 to 25000||1-11-2010 to 15-11-2010|
|25001 to 30000||16-11-2010 to 30-11-2010|
|30001 to 34514||1-12-2010 to 15-12-2010|
|34515 onwards on expiry of the validity of their certificate already issued.||16-12-2010 onwards|
If any registered medical practitioner fails to furnish the necessary details for updating the registers and for obtaining new certificate with photograph and security features within the period specified above, it will be presumed that such practitioner has ceased to practice, and further action to update the registers as provided under sub-sections (3) & (4) of section 20 of the Travancore-Cochin Medical Practitioners’ Act will be followed.
Application form with details is available in the official web site www.medical council.kerala.gov.in. The fee for the high security certificate is Rs.500/- (Rupees Five Hundred only).