The National Commission for Homoeopathy (NCH) has been constituted by an act of Parliament known as The National Commission for Homoeopathy Act, 2020 which came into force on 05.07.2021 by gazette notification dated 05.07.2021. The Board of Governors in supersession of Central Council of Homoeopathy constituted under section 3 of The Homoeopathy Central Council Act, 1973 stands dissolved thereafter.
The aims of The National Commission for Homoeopathy (NCH) are to (i) improve access to quality and affordable medical education in Homoeopathy, (ii) ensure availability of adequate and high quality Homoeopathy medical professionals in all parts of the country; (iii) promote equitable and universal healthcare that encourages community health perspective and makes services of Homoeopathy medical professionals accessible and affordable to all the citizens; (iv) promotes national health goals; (v) encourage Homoeopathy medical professionals to adopt latest medical research in their work and to contribute to research; (vi) has objectively access medical institutions periodically in a transparent manner; (vii) maintain a Homoeopathy medical register for India; (viii) enforce high ethical standards in all aspects of medical services; (x) have an effective grievance redressal mechanism.
(a) lay down policies for maintaining a high quality and high standards in medical education of Homoeopathy and make necessary regulations in this behalf;
(b) lay down policies for regulating Homoeopathic medical institutions, medical researches and Homoeopathic medical professionals and make necessary regulations in this behalf;
(c) assess the requirements in healthcare, including human resources for health and healthcare infrastructure and develop a road map for meeting such requirements;
(d) frame guidelines and lay down policies by making such regulations as may be necessary for the proper functioning of the Commission, the Autonomous Boards and the State Medical Councils of Homoeopathy;
(e) ensure co-ordination among the Autonomous Boards;
(f) take such measures, as may be necessary, to ensure compliance by the State Medical Councils of Homoeopathy of the guidelines framed and regulations made under this Act for their effective functioning under this Act;
(g) exercise appellate jurisdiction with respect to the decisions of the Autonomous Boards;
(h) make regulations to ensure observance of professional ethics in medical profession and to promote ethical conduct during the provision of care by Homoeopathic medical practitioners;
(i) frame guidelines for determination of fees and all other charges in respect of fifty per cent. of seats in private homoeopathic medical institutions and deemed to be universities which are governed under the provisions of this Act;
(j) exercise such other powers and perform such other functions as may be prescribed.