5th International Exhibition and Conference on Pharmaceutical and Medical Device 2020 started at Mahatma Mandir Gandhinagar Gujrat on 5th March 2020 for three days 5th to 7th March 2020.
“D V Sadanand Gowda Union Minister for Chemical and Fertilizer, Vijay Rupani Chief Minister Gujrat inaugurated this conference. P D Vaghela Secretary Chemical and Fertilizer Navdeep Rinwa IAS JS, Shubhra Singh NPPA Chairman Sh Mansukh Mandaviya, Pankaj Patel Smt Jayanti, S Ravi, Ashok Nai, Rahul Gupta, Badhti Iyengar, Prakash Bachani, Dilip Chenoy, M K Das, Sudhir Mehta, Neelam Rani, H G Koshia, B R Sikri etc shared the stage on inaugural session. The session has also been attended by Dr V G Somani DCGI” told NK Ahooja State Drugs Controller, FDA Haryana who is attending the conference on behalf of Haryana.
Pankaj Patel Zydus appreciated the initiatives of GOI but criticized the move to ban export of 26 drugs and it’s formulations, Badhri Iyengar Medical Device Industry said most innovative industry and has huge possibility of growing. MDR will help and shifting of knee joints from Para 19 to Para 20 is welcome step and Para 32 amendment is helpful. Ease of doing framework and registry notification will help.
M K Das appreciated the FDA Gujrat and specially H G Koshia and cited figures 40% start ups coming to Gujrat One API Park and One Medical Device Park in Gujarat and more then 50% investment is coming through Pharma and Medical Devices White paper on Pharma and Device Industry released presented by Rajiv Bhatt CEO speaks booklet released and Jitendra Sharma NIPER knowledge book also released.
Mansukh Mandaviya said that growing at rate of 10% Devices 20 to 25 % and also told that Union Govt is Industry friendly. He shared his experience at Davos Global meet. He replied to concern of Pankaj Patel regarding ban on export of 26 APIs and Formulation in view of Corona Virus spread speculation and told that this is a temporary measure taken by Govt. In New India he welcomed Industry.
Inauguration of Pharma Bureau by Ministers by digital means Sada nand Gowda Union Minister appreciated the efforts of DoP and FICCI for successful event. He thanked Chief Minister Gujrat Govt of Gujrat Industry and NIPER Ahmedabad.
He thanked captain’s of Industry Union Govt is encouraging the Pharma and Device Industry and ease of doing business jumped to 63rd position. Tax reforms Corporate Tax cut 15% to 20% also helps in growth Mudra loans Start up Stand up schemes Bulk Drug and Device Park and Govt of India is providing funds for these parks.
“Affordability and accessibility is major concern of Govt and referred PMBJP Yojana and AYUSHMAN bharat yojna and informed that Honble PM will talk to PMBJP and AYUSHMAN bharat beneficiary.
Policy makers should take inputs from Industry. Minister ensured that country is having sufficient stocks of APIs and Formulation. This 3 days session will achieve the goals targets. Vijay Rupani CM Gujrat addressed the gathering and welcomed everyone and also told the importance of Mahatma Mandir in context of Mahatma Gandhi Sardar Patel and PM Modi He hoped that Pharma and Medical Device Industry will grow” told Ahooja.