Centre mulls bulk drug policy


The Centre intends to revive the country’s active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) or bulk drug market by formulating a separate policy, which will promote the industry internationally, apart from catering to domestic requirement.

The Department of Pharmaceuticals (DoP) will soon hold discussions with various stakeholders to prepare a White Paper for the policy, a senior government official said.

“Formulating the draft API policy is a priority for DoP and the work in that direction has already started,” the official told Business Standard, indicating the first draft of the policy may be part of the new government’s 100-day agenda.

 

Source : http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/centre-mulls-bulk-drug-policy-114063000056_1.html

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