Posts In: Pharmaceuticals

All implantable medical devices, CT scan / MRI equipment’s / X-ray machines / Dialysis machines will be considered as ‘Drugs’ with effect from 1st April, 2020

February 13, 2019 OPS, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

This is a quick update to let you know that the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (“Ministry”) has notified the list of devices intended...

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Department of Pharmaceuticals introduces a Central Sector Scheme; seeks to provide assistance to Pharmaceutical Industries in India

February 11, 2019 OPS, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Department of Pharmaceuticals, through a Central Sector Scheme, seeks to implement creation of identified infrastructure for Assistance to Pharmaceutical Industry for Common Facilities. Objective:...

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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare rolls the Drugs and Cosmetics (Third Amendment) Rules, 2019; adds a new item in Schedule K

January 31, 2019 OPS, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has recently on 25th January, 2019 rolled the Drugs and Cosmetics (Third Amendment) Rules, 2019 (“Amendment Rules”) adding a...

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CDSCO brings in a User Manual to ease the process of uploading information on SUGAM portal

January 31, 2019 OPS, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Central Drugs Standard Control Organization has recently developed a user Manual to provide the applicant a step by step procedure for uploading relevant information on the SUGAM...

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Medicines procured under Public Procurement from 1st April, 2019 must have Bar Code /QR Code at primary level packaging

January 25, 2019 OPS, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

In a move to partially modify its earlier Order dated 1st January, 2019 [i.e. Government Procuring Entities must give purchase preference to local suppliers of Pharmaceutical Formulations], the Department of...

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Central Government bans manufacture for sale/sale/distribution of various fixed dose combinations of drugs; effective 11th January, 2019

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare had in 2007 directed cancellation of licenses related to 294 Fixed Dose Combinations (“FDCs”) which were licensed without approval of...

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MOHFW notifies Drugs and Cosmetics (Amendment) Rules, 2019; effective 10th January, 2019

This is a quick update to let you know that the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has, by a Notification dated 10th January, 2019, notified the...

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Government Procuring Entities must give preference to local suppliers of Pharmaceutical Formulations as per the minimum local content prescribed, says Department of Pharmaceuticals

January 15, 2019 OPS, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Department of Pharmaceuticals (“Department”) has, in an Order dated 1st January, 2019 announced that purchase preference must be provided by all Government Procuring Entities to...

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AERB shuts down operation of some Medical Diagnostic X-Ray machines which are non-compliant with radio safety requirements at different districts in Kerala

January 10, 2019 Healthcare, Kerala, OPS, Pharmaceuticals 0

In a recent website update dated 8th January 2019, the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (“AERB”), has informed about the shut-down of operations of some of the...

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National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (“NPPA”) notifies fixation of ceiling prices for Povidone Iodine; effective 21st December, 2018

January 2, 2019 OPS, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (“NPPA”) has revised the ceiling prices (exclusive of goods and services tax applicable, if any) of Providone Iodine by an...

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