The Meghalaya Nursing Council was established in May 4th 1992 by the Government of the State constituted under the law No.L.L.(B) 63/91/34. It shall be a body corporate having perpetual succession and shall by the said name sue or be sued.
The first council was nominated by Government with different members representing various constituencies under section 4 (1) of the act, all together consisting 14 members. The council is an Autonomous Statutory Registration body for qualified Nurses and ANMs.
Meghalaya Nursing Council believes that basic Nursing Course is a formal educational preparation which should be based on sound principles. It recognises this programme as the foundation of nursing profession on which further professional education depends on.