State Allied and Healthcare Council
22. Constitution and composition of State Council.-
(1) Every State Government shall, by notification, within six months from the date of commencement of this Act, constitute a State Council to be called the State Allied and Healthcare Council for exercising such powers and discharging such duties as may be laid down under this Act.
(2) The State Council shall be a body corporate by the name aforesaid, having perpetual succession and a common seal, with power to acquire, hold and dispose of property, both movable and immovable, and to contract and shall by the same name sue or be sued.
(3) The State Council shall consist of the following, namely:-
(a) a person of outstanding ability, proven administrative capacity and integrity, possessing a postgraduate degree in any profession of recognised category of allied and healthcare sciences from any University and having experience of not less than twenty-five years in the field of allied and healthcare sciences, out of which at least ten years shall be as a leader in the area of allied and healthcare professions to be nominated by the State Government-Chairperson;
(b) one Director or Additional Director or Joint Director representing medical or health sciences in the State Government-ex officio Member;
(c) two persons not below the rank of Dean or Head of the Department from any medical colleges of the State Government-ex officio Members;
(d) president of the Autonomous Boards constituted by the State Council under sub-section (1) of section 29-ex officio Member;
(e) two persons representing each of the recognised categories specified in the Schedule to be nominated by the State Government having such qualifications and experience as may be prescribed by the State Government-Members; and
(f) two persons, representing charitable institutions engaged in education or services in connection with any recognised category, to be nominated by the State Government having such qualifications and experience as may be prescribed by the State Government-Members.