• NPPA'S HELPLINE NO. 1800111255

NPPA has notified norms for Conversion Cost, Packing Charges and Process Loss and also notified Non-Ceiling Packs in Imported formulations on 11.8.2004

Dated : 12th August, 2004

In pursuance of para 7 of the Drugs (Prices Control) Order,1995 read with S.O. 637(E) dated the 4th September , 1997 issued by the Government of India in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has notified the Norms for Conversion Cost, Packing Charges and Process Loss of materials vide S.O. No. 913 (E) dated 11.08.2004. These norms have been notified based on a comprehensive study carried out by the Cost Account Branch of Ministry of Finance. While finalizing the study, the Cost Account Branch has applied established procedures and principles of costing. Norms have been prescribed for certain category of items for the first time. The norms for Conversion Cost and Packing Charges by and large have increased over the existing ones while the norms for process loss of materials have come down for all category of items. The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority has also fixed / revised the prices in respect of 11 formulation packs, imported in finished form on 11h August, 2004 based on the bulk drug Insulin and Methyl Prednisolone Sodium Succinate on the basis of applications received from M/s. Novo Nordisk and M/s. Pharmacia Ltd. respectively.

For details please click the following:

  1. Copy of Explanatory Note
  2. Copy of Statement (for details of existing and revised prices).
  3. Copies of Gazette Notifications
S.No S.O.No Date Subject
i. 913(E) 11-8-2004 Norms for CC, PC & PL


  1. Copies of Non Ceiling Price Orders
Sl. No. Company Name Product Name/No. of Pack(s)
(i) M/s. Novo-Nordisk India Pvt. Ltd. Novo Rapid Penfill(1 pack)
Novo Mix- 30 Penfill(1 pack)
Actrapid Innolet(1 pack)
Insulatard Innolet(1 pack)
Mixtard 30 Innolet(1 pack)
(ii) M/s. Pharmacia India Pvt. Ltd. Solu-Medrol 40mg Injection(1 pack)
Solu-Medrol 125mg Injection (1 pack)
Solu-Medrol (Glucocorticoids)(2 packs)
Depo-Medrol Injection(2 packs)

(L. M. Kaushal)
Dy. Director

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