Wednesday, Feb 08, 2023 | Last Update : 11:36 PM IST


Rs 830 cr recovered from drug firms for overcharging, says govt

The government is taking a lot of steps to encourage use of generic drugs in the domestic market.

31 Jul 2018 3:44 PM

Medical tools for heart, eye surgery to get cheaper

Girish Bapat said that the state has set up a permanent arbitration to curb the unethical overpricing of medical equipment.

28 Jan 2018 4:08 AM

No change in essential drugs' ceiling price calculation, says govt

Earlier this week there were reports suggesting that the government was changing the methodology of calculating ceiling prices.

20 Oct 2017 8:56 PM

Govt cuts MRP of knee implants sharply, prices down by 70 per cent

The move came in the wake of private hospitals reportedly charging exorbitant rates for knee implant surgeries.

17 Aug 2017 10:18 AM

PM I-Day speech impact: Pharma pricing body slashes knee implant cost by 70 percent

However, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be added.

17 Aug 2017 9:59 AM


Medicines to become cheaper as govt pushes for affordable drugs

Government will form a panel that will make drugs more affordable, accessible and available.

08 Aug 2017 5:54 PM

Pharma app to verify costs of medicines

It will provide information to consumers on the prices of scheduled medicines, which are under price regulation.

03 Jul 2017 1:49 AM

GST will not affect 78 per cent of essential drugs, says NPPA

The government has fixed GST rate of 12 per cent on most essential drugs as against the existing 9 per cent rate.

30 Jun 2017 4:16 PM

NPPA releases ceiling price of 761 medicines before GST

These prices will be notified as formal revised ceiling prices immediately after GST notification.

27 Jun 2017 9:02 PM

NPPA meets pharma sector bodies on GST, drug supply

NPPA is mandated to fix/revise the prices of controlled bulk drugs and formulations and to enforce prices and availability of the medicines.

03 Jun 2017 1:08 PM


200 companies under pharma authority lens

The price regulator says about 201 formulations have allegedly been found without approval.

18 May 2017 1:30 AM

NPPA slashes rate of 54 essential drugs by 55 per cent

The regulator has been fixing and modifying the prices of drugs.

08 Mar 2017 7:01 AM