Sh. Ghulam Nabi Azad Visits US Food & Drug Administration HQ

Sh. Ghulam Nabi Azad,  Minister for Health & Family Welfare

On 13JUN12, the Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Sh. Ghulam Nabi Azad has stressed on the importance of collaboration with the USA in food and drug regulation as this will provide exposure to the Indian regulators to international best practices in this area. Sh. Azad was speaking at the headquarters of the US Food and Drug Regulatory Administration (FDA) at Maryland. Sh. Azad is member of the high level Indian delegation visiting the USA.

The Indian food industry is estimated to be worth about USD 135 billion while the Indian pharmaceutical industry is worth about USD 20 billion. The latter is ranked third globally in terms of volume and 13th in terms of its worth.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s