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India Moves To Shift Drugs Oversight To New Department

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

India's government has decided to create a separate department to oversee the pharmaceutical industry, but the process is expected to take several months. The Department of Chemicals and Fertilisers currently has responsibility for the drug sector, but the plan now is to take drug policy away from the department and establish a separate authority that would include the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority. The Drug Controller General of India is to remain a part of the Health Ministry instead and is not to become part of the pharmaceuticals department. (Click here for more



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