Chairman of Nepal Medical Council (NMC) Dr Jageshwor Gautam put in papers on Sunday.
The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) had appointed Gautam to the post on November 12.
Resignation or removal of NMC’s Chairman was one of the demand put forth by Dr Govinda KC during his recent fast-unto-death.
Gautam had faced music for investing in private medical college and hospital sans permission despite being a government doctor. He refused to comment on his resignation, adding he will discuss with the concerned on the issue.