Govt committee for drugs & medical devices
Updated Sep 11, 2021 03:51 am
- Indian government has establish an expert committee which will focus on framing new laws for medicines, cosmetics and medical devices with the purpose to replace the Drugs and Cosmetics Act’ 1940. The committee is formed by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The eight member committee will submit its first draft by November 30.
- As per health ministry, he committee shall undertake pre-legislative consultations and examine the present Act, and previously framed drugs and cosmetics bills. Currently, there is no distinction between the medical device and regulatory treatment of drugs.