India to promote high quality drug production: Rinwa

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The Indian government will promote high scale and high quality drug production, said Navdeep Rinwa, Joint Secretary, Dept. of Pharmaceuticals, while addressing a video conference organized by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

The secretary added that as China is able to produce economically because of high scale of production, therefore, to make Indian Industry competitive, India is giving preference to high scale and high quality manufacturing.

Mr Rinwa informed that the Government of India has approved four schemes, two each for bulk drugs and medical devices parks. He exhorted the industry and the States to come forward and participate in these schemes.

Mr. A K Singh, Principal Secretary, Industries and Commerce, Government of Haryana, informed that there is a big scope for pharmaceutical industry in Haryana as the State has an attractive industrial policy which is titled Enterprise Promotion Policy. He said that the policy will now lay stress on employment also.

Addressing the participants, Mr. N K Ahuja, Haryana State Drug Controller, listed a number of advantages for setting up of Pharmaceutical Park including the Pharma Policy of Haryana which has been drafted in consultation with all stakeholders, proximity of Karnal and Panipat to the national capital etc.

He said that the Regulatory Policy of Haryana acts as a friend, philosopher and guide and its focus is to handhold and encourage the entrepreneurs in the State.


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