Mansukh Mandaviya urges the pharmaceutical industry to create a plan for the next 25 years

Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Mansouf Mandabiya, said the pharmaceutical industry has a key role to play in realizing the vision of Atma Nirval Bharat. The Indian Minister, who spoke at his Pharma-Global Healthcare event, marking his Diamond Jubilee of the Indian Drug Manufacturers Association (IDMA) in Mumbai today, said government initiatives such as Production-related incentive programs are underway in the sector. it benefited. “Through the production-linked incentive program, the government has attempted to reduce imports by encouraging domestic manufacturing of drugs.

“The government is helping industry by amending the Medicines and Cosmetics Act 1940 and encouraging the ease of doing business. We involve industry in the decision-making process. attempted to reach and consult with industry and other stakeholders on the implementation of federal budget provisions through a series of webinars. The union minister said the government supports the poor and agriculture, and also stressed that it supports industry.

More than 35 products have started production in India under the PLI program,” he said. The minister urged the pharmaceutical sector to formulate plans for the next 25 years. The Minister commended the Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association of India for marking the Diamond Jubilee as the country celebrates ‘Amrit Mahotosaf’ and said the government has taken proactive steps to provide much needed support to the sector.

Referring to the contribution of the pharmaceutical sector, the Minister said that India’s pharmaceutical industry has earned India the honor of being called the “pharmacy of the world”. “The government does not see the health sector as a profitable industry. When we export medicines, we do so with a “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam” attitude. India shipped medicines to its 125 countries during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. ”

Union Pharma Secretary S. Aparna highlighted the role of innovation and research in ensuring the growth and development of the pharmaceutical sector and called on IDMA to develop strategies to seize this opportunity. The Secretary also called on IDMA and industry to address the issue of strategies and plans to establish acceptable levels of drug safety on a sustainable basis. On this occasion, the Union Minister, Dr. Mandaviya, along with other dignitaries, co-authored the annual IDMA Diamond Jubilee publication.

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