Date: 30-Jul-2019

UP FSDA sets up PMRU for tracking drug price violations by pharma companies

Uttar Pradesh-Food Safety and Drug Administration Department (UP FSDA) has established the Price Monitoring and Research Unit (PMRU) in the state as mandated by the national drug pricing regulator National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) for tracking drug price violations by the pharma companies. UP is the latest state where PMRU has been set up. In order to expedite the mechanism to control overpricing of drugs by pharma companies, as of today PMRUs have already been established in states like Kerala, Odisha, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Nagaland and Tripura.