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Modernized Tablet Section of IDPL, Gurgaon Plant inaugurated

Modernized Tablet Section of IDPL, Gurgaon Plant inaugurated

Modernized Tablet Section of IDPL, Gurgaon Plant inaugurated

The Union Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers Shri Ananth Kumar today inaugurated the Modernized General Tablet Section of IDPL Gurgaon Plant. The Minister of State for Chemicals & Fertilizers Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir and Secretary, Department of Pharmaceuticals, Dr. V.K. Subburaj were also present in the occasion. IDPL is one of the Central Public Sector Enterprises under the Department of Pharmaceuticals engaged in manufacturing and marketing of a large number of medicines for the masses.

Speaking on the occasion, Shri Ananth Kumar said that his department is working on ‘Make-In-India’ mantra and this Unit of IDPL is a step in that direction. He assured Government’s full support in enhancing the efficiency and productivity of the Public Sector Undertakings. Shri Ananth Kumar said that providing affordable and good quality medicines to masses of the country is important and the Public Sector Undertakings have an important role to play as they are not driven by profit motive but also serve public interest. He assured that the Public Sector Undertakings will not be sold. Instead, a model will be developed for leveraging their assets to make them financially sustainable. The Minister said that a Task Force will be set up soon to look into all these aspects. He said that his Ministry is working in close coordination with others concerned Departments of the Government of India and the State Governments as Team India for attaining health security. The Minister said that Jan Aushadhi will be revamped soon. He informed that Pharma Cluster, Pharma Parks and Medical Devices Parks are also a step in this direction.

Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said that the Government will provide support to IDPL in enhancing its production and its modernization so that it is able to regain its past glory.

Dr. V. K. Subburaj said that besides affordability and availability, quality of the medicines is also important. He said the Government is taking policy initiatives so that more and more Indian Pharmaceutical companies become compliant to the WHO Quality Standards. He said that the drugs provided by IDPL and other Public Sector Undertakings will facilitate in smooth functioning of the Government’s programmes and help provide access to people of good quality medicines.

General Tablet section of IDPL, Gurgaon Plant has been upgraded at the cost of Rs.3 Crore as per “Revised Sch -M” requirement and GMP certificate has been obtained.

After Modernization, IDPL-Gurgaon plant will be able to launch new products in the field of Diabetes, Oncology, NSAIDS, Antibiotics-3rd Generation, Nephrology and Cardiology including other segments of lifestyle diseases at affordable price and will play a vital role in providing the medicines at reasonable rate for the common people.

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