Maharashtra Nursing Council, Mumbai Health is a state for physical, mental, social and spiritual well being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. Nursing is a process of meeting the health needs of society when they arise and of promoting good health for all. The council shall be a body corporate and governed by a) Maharashtra Nurses Act. 1966 ( modified up-to 30/11/1996) b) Maharashtra Nursing Council Rules, 1971 ( modified up-to 01/06/1993) c) Maharashtra Nursing Council By-Laws, 1973 ( modified up-to 31/05/1993) amended time to time. d) MSCR.