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  • India will make significant investment in R&D of vaccine for future

    Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology, Dr Jitendra Singh said, India will make significant investment in R&D to develop a roadmap for design and delivery of vaccine development for future pandemic.

  • Health ministry specifies Non clinical testing methods for new drug

    The Ministry of Health and Family welfare amended the New Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules, 2019 in consultation with the Drugs Technical Advisory Board, DTAB, and specified non-clinical testing methods to assess the safety and efficacy of a new drug or investigational new drug.

  • Indian Pharmacopoeia to become digital Rajesh Vagh Fri, 12/02/2022 - 16:57

    At the pinnacle of the online era, the Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC) is set to digitize Indian Pharmacopoeia (IP) to increase its coverage.

    IPC has invited tender on Gem Portal (Government E Marketplace) from eligible and qualified IT firms related to online portal Development, application development, data digitalization or online content management etc for the project.

  • Mrs. Archna Mudgal has taken voluntary retirement from PCI

    Mrs. Archna Mudgal who was serving as registrar cum secretary has taken voluntary retirement from PCI, notified by Pharmacy council of India. And Mr Anil Mittal, Deputy Secretary has taken charge as Registrar-cum-Secretary.

    A notification published on Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) portal said, "Due to Voluntary Retirement taken by Smt. Archna Mudgal, Registrar-cum-Secretary, PCI, Shri Anil Mittal, Deputy Secretary will hold the charge of Registrar-cum-Secretary."

  • India is among the top five countries for production of medical devices, Dr Jitendra Singh

    Union Minister for Science and Technology Dr Jitendra Singh today said, India is among the top five countries in the world manufacturing life-saving high risk medical devices but the cost of our devices is about one-third of those manufactured by the other four countries.

  • HC directed the government to re examine samples of J&J baby powder

    On Monday, the Mumbai High Court directed the Maharashtra government to re-examine samples of Johnson & Johnson baby powder produced in government or government approved labs.

    The division bench of Justices SV Gangapurwala and SG Dige asked additional government pleader Milind More to submit names of labs on November 16.

  • Odisha Pharmacy Council dissolved due to financial irregularities

    The state government has dissolved Odisha Pharmacy Council (OPC) and all the present council members have been debarred from attending any meetings of the council over alleged financial irregularities and improper management.

    The decision to dissolve OPC was taken based on the recommendations submitted by the enquiry committee headed by the Director of Medical Education and Training (DMET), Government of Odisha. The Committee also recommended a fresh election.

  • Study unveils protein synthesis in red blood cells

    The process by which the mRNA codes for a particular protein is known as translation. It is the final step in which an mRNA carrying information from DNA synthesises proteins. It is a necessary process performed by almost all living cells, leaving erythrocytes (Reb Blood Cells or RBCs), which are believed to be the only exception. A research team led by Sandeep M Eswarappa, Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, has identified that mature human RBCs can also make their proteins.

  • Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission clarifies on three new chapters Rajesh Vagh Mon, 11/07/2022 - 15:32

    Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission clarifies on three new general chapters introduced in Indian Pharmacopoeia 2022 which are on Uniformity of Dosage Units, Elemental Impurities and Nitrosamine Impurities.

    Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC) has published the Indian Pharmacopoeia (IP) 2022 and Hon ble Union Health Minister released the 9th edition of IP 2022 in July, 2022 in Vigyan Bhawan. New Delhi.

  • PCI mandates to implement PPR 2015

    The Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) has directed all the State and Union Territory (UT) governments and State Pharmacy Council to immediately implement the Pharmacy Practice Regulations (PPR), 2015. In January 2015, PCI had already notified about the implementation of the PPR,2015.

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