Posts In: OPS

CDSCO issues advisory on labelling requirements for Combi Kit of Misoprostol and Mifepristone tablets for Medical Termination of Pregnancy

August 23, 2019 Healthcare, OPS, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (“CDSCO”) has, in a letter dated 9th August, 2019, instructed that the Combi kit of Misoprostol and Mifepristone tablets...

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Ministry of Steel introduces the Draft Safety Code for Iron and Steel Sector ; emphasizes on protecting workers in the iron and steel industry from workplace hazards and to prevent work-related injuries and incidents

August 21, 2019 Infrastructure, OPS, states 0

The Ministry of Steel (“Ministry”) has introduced the Draft Safety Code for Iron and Steel Sector (“Code”) with the primary aim of protecting workers in...

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National Medical Commission Act, 2019 receives the President’s assent

August 19, 2019 Healthcare, OPS, states 0

The National Medical Commission Act, 2019 has received the assent of the President on 8th August 2019, however, the Act will come into force on such...

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Governor of Kerala assents Kerala Finance Act, 2019 effective 19th July, 2019; amends to the Kerala Stamp Act introduced

August 10, 2019 Industries, Kerala, OPS 0

The Kerala Finance Act, 2019 (“Finance Act”), which brought changes in the Kerala Stamp Act, 1959 (“ Act”) for the Financial Year 2018 – 2019,...

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Ministry of Consumer Affairs rolls draft e-Commerce Guidelines for Consumer Protection ; several compliances proposed for e-commerce entities to protect interest of consumers

August 7, 2019 E-commerce, OPS, states 0

The Ministry of Consumer Affairs has issued Draft e-Commerce Guidelines for Consumer Protection, 2018 (“Guidelines”) to protect the interests of the consumers by preventing fraud, unfair...

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Lok Sabha passes the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2019 on 5th August 2019

August 7, 2019 Healthcare, OPS, states 0

This is a quick update to let you know that the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2019 has been passed by the Lok Sabha on 5th August 2019. For details, please...

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Ministry Of Steel issues the Steel and Steel Products (Quality Control) Order, 2019 ; effective 22nd July, 2019

The Ministry of Steel (“Ministry”) has issued the Steel and Steel Products (Quality control) Order , 2019 (“Control Order”). The Control Order has been effective...

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Bill to protect Transgender persons gets introduced in the Lok Sabha; strives to empower transgender persons by providing inclusive employment, inclusive medical facilities, inclusive education facilities etc.

August 1, 2019 Industries, OPS, states 0

The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016 (“Bill”), which was passed by the Lok Sabha in 2016 and was pending consideration of the Rajya...

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FBOs using less than 0.2g/100g trans fat in compliance with Food Safety and Standards (Advertising and Claims) Regulations, 2018 can display Trans Fat Free logo in their outlets and on food products

August 1, 2019 Food & Beverage, OPS, states 0

The Food Safety and Standard Authority of India has recently issued a document dated 22nd July, 2019 stating the ill-effects of trans-fat and the compliance requirements...

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Bulk consumers of electrical / electronic equipment in Meghalaya can file Annual Return under E-waste (Management) Rules, 2016 by 31st July, 2019

August 1, 2019 IT and ITeS, Meghalaya, OPS 0

According to Rule 9(4) of the E-waste (Management) Rules, 2016 (“Rules”), “bulk consumers of electrical and electronic equipment listed in Schedule I shall file annual...

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