Medical Council of India Board of governors (MCI BOG) has given recognition to DM in paediatric neurology course from the next academic year onwards.
The new super specialty course in paediatric neurology has been included in the Post Graduate Medical Education Regulations, 2000 via an official notification in the Gazette of India.
According to the notification, doctors qualified in MD in paediatrics or MD in general medicine can join DM (Paediatric Neurology) programme.
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi had approached the court seeking to start the super specialty course. Currently, the department of paediatrics, AIIMS, New Delhi offers one seat for DM (Paediatric Neurology).
Also, the BOG has given its go-ahead to the inclusion of M Ch in paediatric orthopaedics in the Post Graduate Medical Education Regulations, 2000.
The prior requirement or feeder qualification for M Ch (Paediatric Orthopaedics) will be MS in orthopaedics.