Pharma sector to get own department, says Paswan

June 2008
Chemical Business;Jun2008, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p66
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decision of the Indian government to form a separate department for the pharmaceutical sector in 2008, according to Ram Vilas Paswan, minister of chemicals and fertilisers. One senior government official said that the industry also needed a separate specialised department, considering the growth in the country's exports. The official added that the process of establishing a separate department may get finished in few months.


Related Articles

  • Govt may extend export subsidy to UP sugar mills on the back of agitation and shut down threat by mills.  // FRPT- FMCG Snapshot;10/12/2014, p4 

    The article reports that the Indian government is prepared to extend export subsidy and provide further interest-free loans to clear cane arrears, according to India's Consumer Affairs, Food, and Public Distribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan.

  • Sugar subsidy hope for mills.  // Telegraph (Calcutta, India);2/12/2015, p9 

    The article highlights the presentation of Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan at the Assocham event in 2015, stating that the view of the department is that export subsidy need to be given for up to 1.4 million tonnes of raw sugar in India.

  • A BITTER PILL FOR INDIAN PHARMA. Pitalwalla, Yassir A. // Fortune International (Europe);11/27/2006, Vol. 154 Issue 10, p22 

    This article focuses on the pharmaceutical industry in India. Indian Pharmaceuticals Minister Ram Vilas Paswan wants to expand price controls instead of abolishing them as industry executives had hoped. Paswan wants to negotiate a one-time reduction in prices for a list of 354 essential drugs...

  • Pharma cos must be globally competitive.  // Chemical Business;Jun2006, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p73 

    The article focuses on the need for the pharmaceutical industry in India to be internationally competitive to sustain growth and meet global demands. Companies which received recognition during the Pharma Excellence Awards 2006 include Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Pfizer Ltd. and Glenmark...

  • ARE PHARMA CLOTS DISSOLVING? Malik, Aman // Business Today;4/22/2007, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p28 

    The article focuses on the pharmaceutical policies of the Indian government concerning prices of drugs. Now, multinational pharma companies like Merck and Novartis can hope to secure sales of their patented drugs in the country. A government panel is working on a regime where the prices of such...

  • All in the family.  // India Today;6/2/2014, p22 

    The article offers information on the victory of several politicians from Bihar, India during the 2014 elections including Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) president Ram Vilas Paswan, his brother Ramchandra Paswan, and son Chirag Paswan.

  • States told to relax curbs on ethanol supply for blending.  // FRPT- Chemical Snapshot;3/8/2015, p11 

    The article reports that Ram Vilas Paswan, Indian food minister, has requested the state governments to reduce the curbs on ethanol supply to blend with petrol which would help to clear pending payments to farmers.

  • Consumer Protection Amendment Bill will be tabled during Monsoon Session.  // FRPT- FMCG Snapshot;5/31/2015, p22 

    The article reports that a Consumer Protection Amendment Bill will be placed before the Monsoon Session of Parliament in India, according to Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Ram Vilas Paswan.

  • Will review reports of higher MSG in Maggi noodles: Ram Vilas Paswan.  // FRPT- FMCG Snapshot;5/31/2015, p23 

    The article reports that the Indian government will review reports concering the presence of higher level of lead and food additive, monosodium glutamate, in Maggi noodles of Nestle, according to Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister, Ram Vilas Paswan.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics