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The Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) under the Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, is the National Regulatory Authority (NRA) of India. Its headquarter is located at FDA Bhawan, Kotla Road, New Delhi 110002, and also has six (6) Zonal Offices, four (4) Sub Zonal Offices, thirteen (1) Port Offices, and seven (7) Laboratories spread across the country.

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List of State Drugs Controllers / LAs of India

Here is the list of 35 State Drugs Controllers / Licensing Authorities of Food and Drugs Administrations of all the States and Union Territories of India along with their office addresses.

List of State Drugs Controllers / LAs of India

Sr. No.State / UTAddress
1Andaman Nicobar UTThe state Drug Controller cum Director Health Services Andaman Nicobar & N Island, Port Blair-744104
2Andhra PradeshDrugs Control Bhawan, Vengalaro Nagar, Hyderabad.
3Arunachal PradeshThe state Drug Controller cum Director Health Services, Arunachal Pradesh, Naharalgun-791110
4AssamThe state Drug Controller cum Director Health Services, Assam, Hengrabari, Guwahati-7810.36
5BiharThe state Drug Controller, Vikas Bhawan, 4th Floor, Baily Road, Patna-800015
6Chandigarh  UTThe state Drug Controller cum Director Health Services, Sec-16, Civil Hospital, Chandigarh
7ChhatisgarhState Drugs Controller, Chhatisgarh, HOD Building Block-A, 4th Floor, Indrawati Bhawan, Naya Raipur, C.G. 492002, Chhatisgarh
8Dadar Nagar and Haveli UTController FDA, Old Dadar & Nagar Haveli, Sh.Vinobha Bhave Civil Hospital, Silvasa-396230
9Daman and Diu  UTDepartment of Health Services-Daman-396220
10Delhi UTDrugs Control Department, Govt. of NCT of Delhi, F-17, Karkardooma, Shahdara, Delhi-110032
11GoaDirector of Food & Drug Administration, Old IPHB Building, Attenho Panaji, Goa-403001
12GujratCommission of FDA, Block No.8, Old Secretariat, Gandhi Nagar, Gujrat
13HaryanaState Drugs Controller,SCO-94, Sec-5, Panchkula, Haryana
14Himachal PradeshDrugs Control Office, Sai Road, Baddi District, Solan(H.P.)
15Jammu & KashmirController Food & Drugs, Patoli Mangotran Jammu(J&K)
16JharkhandThe Director (Drugs), State Drugs Control Directorate, Jharkhand, RCH Campus, Namkum, Ranchi 834010, Jharkhand
17KarnatakaDrugs Control Karnataka, Post Bag No.5377, Palace Road, Banglore-560001
18KerlaDrugs Controller, Public Health Laboratory Campus, Kerla Red Cross Road, Thiruvananthapuram-695035
19Lakshadweep UTMedical & Health Services Lakshadweep, P.O.-Kavaratti, Vikochi-682555
20Madhya PradeshController Food & Drugs Administration, Madhya Pradesh, Idgah Hills, Bhopal(M.P.)-462001
21MaharastraFDA, 341, Bandra Kurla Complex, Opp. RBI Building, Madusudan Kalelkar Marg, Bandra (East)Mumbai
22ManipurAdnl. Director, Medical & Health Services, Manipur, Lamphlept Imphal-795004, Manipur
23MizoramDirectorate of Health Services, Mizoram, Aizwal-796001
24MeghalayaDirectorate of Health Services, Lower Lachummiera, Meghalaya, Shillong
25NagalandDepartment of Health Services, Kohima-797001
26OrissaDirectorate of Drugs Control, Orissa, The Drugs Controller, New Nandan Kanan Road, Bhubaneshwar-751017
27Pondicherry UTFood & Drug Administration, 1st Floor, Govt. Hospital Building, Murungapakkam, Poundchery-605004
28PunjabJoint Commissioner Drugs, Food and Drugs Administration, Punjab, FDA Bhawan, Near Civil Hospital, Kharar, Tehsil Kharar, Distt SAS Nagar, Punjab.
29RajasthanSwasthya Bhawan Tilak Marg, Jaipur-302005
30SikkimDrugs Cell Deptt. of Health Care, Human Services & Family welfare Convey Ground Dara Gaon Tadung Gangtok-737101
31Tamil NaduState Drugs Controller, Tamil Nadu,  259/261, Anna Salai Teynampet, Chennai-600006,
32TripuraPandit Nehru Office Complex (Ashadh Niyantran Bhawan), P.O. Kunjaban, Agartala-799006
33Uttar PradeshState Drugs Controller, UP, O/o Commissioner, Food Safety and Drug Administration, Sector-C, Aliganj, Lucknow, UP
34UttranchalDepartment of Medical Health, 107, Chander Nagar, Dehradoon-248001
35West BengalP-16,India Exchange Place Extension, C/T Building,5th Floor,Kolkatta-700073


The Drugs Control Officers (I) Welfare Association (DCOIWA) was framed on 13th October 2022 at Hyderabad as a result of the untiring efforts of many officers across the country


The first Executive Committee, with G. Koteshwar Rao as the first President, was elected at the said historical meeting. The Executive Committee immediately swung into action, and a constitution for the DCOIWA was drafted at the meeting held in Hyderabad. In this meeting, the objectives, mission, vision, and strategy to be followed are clearly defined and documented.



AIDCOC, Drug Control Officer

All India Drugs Control Officers’ Confederation (AIDCOC), formed on 28th December 1995 at Visakhapatnam represents Drugs Control Officers of India. The Drugs Control Officers working in all the States and the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) are affiliated to AIDCOC organization either through their State Associations or in their individual capacity.


State Pharmacy Councils

Here is the list of State Pharmacy Councils

S No.StateName of the States   Pharmacy Council / TribunalTelphone No. 
1Andhra PradeshThe Registrar, Andhra Pradesh Pharmacy Council, 2nd Floor, 21st Century Complex, Nampally, HYDERABAD-500 001 (A.P.)O361- 261865 281630 224196 
2AssamThe Registrar, Assam Pharmacy Council, C/o Dte.of Health Services, Dispur P.O., Hengrabari, GAUHATI – 791 006 (Assam) 
3BiharThe Registrar, Bihar Pharmacy Council, B.M. Das Road, PATNA – 800 004 (Bihar)O612- 2292220 
4DelhiThe Registrar, Delhi Pharmacy Council, Room No. 198, Main Building, Old Secretariat, DELHI- 110 05423971285, 23918440 
5GujaratThe Registrar, Gujarat State Pharmacy Council, Block No.0/4, New Mental Hospital, Complex Asarva, AHMEDABAD – 380 016 (Gujarat)079-22680060 079-26443984 [email protected] 
6HaryanaThe Registrar, Haryana State Pharmacy Council, S.C.F. 87, IInd Floor, Sector  -4, PANCHKULA – 134 112 (Haryana)01684-240766 
7KarnatakaThe Registrar, Karnataka State Pharmacy Council, No.514/E, Ist Main, Vijayanagar Club Road, R.P.C. Layout, Vijayanagar, 2nd Stage, BANGALORE – 560 040 (Karnataka)  
8KeralaThe Registrar, Kerala State Pharmacy Council, Pharmacy Bhavan, Public Health Laboratory Campus Thiruvananthapuram- 695 037Phone : O471-470951 (O) Fax No.: 0471-572362 Website : www.pharmacycouncilkerala.org 
9MaharashtraThe Registrar, Maharashtra State Pharmacy Council, E.S.I.S. Hospital Compound, Lal Bahadur Shastry Marg, Mulund (West) MUMBAI – 400 080 (Maharashtra)5684291 5684418 
10OrissaThe Registrar, Orissa Pharmacy Council, C/o Dte. of Health Services, Nandankanan Road, BHUBANESHWAR – 17 (Orissa)481494 
11PunjabThe Registrar, Punjab Pharmacy Council, C/o Parivar Kalyan Bhawan, Room No. 102-103, (Ground Floor), Sector 34-A, CHANDIGARH (U.T.)01882-251506 0172-2661181 
12RajasthanThe Registrar, Rajasthan Pharmacy Council, Sahkar Bhavan-22, Godown Circle Sardar Patel Dispensary Campus Sardar Patel Marg JAIPUR – 302 006 (Rajasthan)
13Tamil NaduThe Registrar, Tamil Nadu Pharmacy Council, Block – E, Ist Floor, Jawaharlal Nehru, Salai (100 feet), Inner Ring Road, Vadapalani, CHENNAI – 600 026 (T.N.)(O) 044-4728747
14Uttar PradeshThe Registrar, U.P. Pharmacy Council, Flat No. 204, Arif Ashiana Building, Nibu Bagh Chowk, LUCKNOW – 226 003 (U.P.)0522-2257518 0522-2256570 0522-2264980
15West Bengal (Andaman & Nicobar Islands)The Registrar/The Secretary (Health) Pharmacists Registration Tribunal, Admn.of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, C/o West Bengal Pharmacy Council, 8 Lyons Range, (Third floor) CALCUTTA – 700 001 (W.B.) Pharmacy Council, 8, Lyons Range, (3rd floor), CALCUTTA – 700 001 (W.B.)2206454
16West BengalThe Registrar/The Secretary (Health) Pharmacists Registration Tribunal, Admn.of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, C/o West Bengal Pharmacy Council, 8 Lyons Range, (Third floor) CALCUTTA – 700 001 (W.B.)

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