Must On Medical Devices
Union Minister for Consumer Affairs Ram
Vilas Paswan today said that medical devices have been brought under
the ambit of Packaged Commodities Rules.
This will make it obligatory for the
display of retail sale of prices (MRPs) on the devices with regard to
their sale. This will ensure uniformity in the quality of devices,
their brand and prices. This had been a long-standing demand of
consumers. He said that a committee has been instituted in the
Consumer Affairs Ministry to look into complaints with regard to rates
following the roll-out of GST...
Ministry Issues Draft Guidance Document On “Essential Principles For
Safety And Performance Of Medical Devices”
The Union health ministry has issued the
draft guidance document on “Essential principles for safety and
performance of medical devices”.
This document is prepared under the
provisions of Rule 6 of Medical Devices Rules, 2017 to provide binding
guidance for use in the manufacturing of medical devices which are
intended to be sold in India...
Covestro Results Buoyed By High PU, Polycarbonates Demand
German materials supplier Covestro has
reported a sharp rise in year-on-year earnings and sales in the second
quarter of 2017, thanks to increasing demand for polymer materials.
In the three months to 30 June, group
sales were up 17.0% at •3.5bn, while core volumes were down by over
1%, the company announced 25 July...
Ministry Releases Draft List Of Devices & In Vitro Diagnostics Along
With Risk-Based Classifications
After notifying the Medical Devices Rules
2017, which will come into force in the country from January 1, 2018,
the Union health ministry has now issued the draft list of medical
devices and in vitro diagnostics along with their risk-based
1st Medical Tech Institute, Kalam Institute Of Health Technology At
AMTZ Gets 100% Financial Support From DBT
The Kalam Institute of Health Technology (KIHT),
India’s first institute dedicated to medical technology located at
Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone (AMTZ), Visakhapatnam, has received 100
per cent financial support from the Department of Biotechnology (DBT).