ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Drug Policy 2002: Prescription for Symptoms

The new drug policy is a hotchpotch of measures that do not address the many problems typical to the Indian pharmaceutical industry. Its prescriptions - whether with regard to price control, MAPE or FDI regulations - do not take into cognisance the differentiated nature of the sector in India and may well affect the industry negatively in the long run.

Drug Price Control

While the finance minister has announced a cut in the number of drugs under the Drug Price Control Order, such a dilution has not been recommended by the report of the government appointed committee on drug pricing.
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