The Economic Times Pharma & Life Sciences Congress 2017
Today Pharmaceutical Sciences have become an interdisciplinary field which brings together all branches of science for the incessant search of new life-saving and life-giving products. With the advances in technology, Pharmaceutical Sciences have seen a transformation. Genomics, Proteomics, Molecular Modelling and Computer based Drug Design have taken drug discovery to a multitude of success..... read more
GOVERNMENT INITIATIVES
The Government of India unveiled ‘Pharma Vision 2020’ designed to make India a Global Front-runner in holistic Drug Manufacturing. Approval time for new facilities has been condensed to enhance investments. Further, the Government has introduced mechanisms such as the Drug Price Control Order and the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority to deal with the concern of affordability and availability of Medicines.

Shri Ananth Kumar, Union Minister of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, has declared setting up of Chemical Hubs across the country, Quick Environment Clearances in existing clusters, Robust Infrastructure, and establishment of a Central Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology to achieve the vision.