Government News

India continues its supremacy over China in Pharmaceuticals

  • Posted on: 13 July 2016
  • By: PharmaTutor News

India continues to win race in pharmaceuticals export over China as per government data. Pharmaceutical exports is leading China's export in important places like US, European Union (EU) and Africa. It is also noted that China's pharmaceutical export in EU & Africa is reducing gradually.

ICMR-CEEW launch the ‘solar for healthcare’ initiative

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has signed an MoU with the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), a policy research institution, to launch a new ‘Initiative on Solar for Healthcare’. The collaboration will focus on providing effective health care delivery at the last mile by reducing uncertainty in critical infrastructure, particularly electricity supply via cost effective solar-based solutions.

Government withdrawn Drugs and Cosmetics Amendment Bill, 2013

  • Posted on: 24 June 2016
  • By: PharmaTutor News

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has decided to withdraw the Drugs and Cosmetics (Amendment) Bill, 2013, which had been introduced in the Rajya Sabha in 2013 by UPA government. The Bill had been examined by the Standing Committee of Parliament which had made a number of recommendations for changing the provisions of the Bill.

Soon, Animal Testing will be history in India

  • Posted on: 3 June 2016
  • By: PharmaTutor News

Government of India is considering to replace some animal tests with alternative methods in rabbits, guinea pigs or mice with respect to the approval of new drugs and therefore they are looking for replacements in Indian situation.

CDSCO to start risk based inspection of the pharma manufacturing facilities

  • Posted on: 25 May 2016
  • By: PharmaTutor News

The role and responsibilities of the drug regulators have changed due to expansion and advent in pharmaceutical sciences. Now, their role is not limited only to issue permissions/licenses but to take a proactive role in ease of doing business in India.