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Attention to Pharmaceuticals Companies and Associations of Pharmaceuticals Companies.

Study for revision of norms for CC, PC, PL and PM for the year 2012.

In line with provision of para 7 of DPCO’95, the revision of CC, PC, PL and PM norms are to be notified every year by NPPA. Accordingly, NPPA has already taken up the study for revision of norms for CC, PC, PL and PM norms for the year 2012. In this connection, a meeting was also held with the representative of Associations of Pharmaceuticals companies on 14.05.2012 in NPPA to discuss modalities to finalise the study for revision of norms for CC, PC, PL and PM norms for the year 2012. In this meeting, the representatives of Associations of Pharmaceuticals Companies also agreed to impress upon respective member companies/ organizations to furnish requisite data / information within stipulated time-frame.

Subsequently, letters were also issued to Pharmaceuticals companies and Associations to submit data / information for the year 2010-11 by 31.07.2012 and the same for the year 2011-12 by 15.10.2012 in the prescribed formats. The letter along with Questionnaire was also uploaded on the NPPA’s website on 16.05.2012 under heading “WHAT’S NEW”

So far, NPPA has received information / data for the year 2010-11 only from two companies till 31.07.2012. It may be appreciated that the data / information asked for the study is of utmost importance for finalization of CC, PC, PL and PM norms. It is therefore essential to have complete data from manufacturers / formulators in order to finalise the study as per the provision of para 7 of the DPCO’95.

Pharmaceuticals companies are hereby once again requested to furnish data for the year 2010-11 before 15.08.2012 positively and data for the year 2011-12 by 15.10.2012. All Associations of Pharmaceuticals companies are, also once again requested to impress upon their members to furnish the data within the stipulated time so that study for revision of norms for CC, PC, PL and PM norms for the year 2012 completed in time.

(A.K. Gautam)

Adviser (Pricing)/ Member Secretary

Last Page Updated: 02-11-2018