Date: 04-Sep-2019

Experts urge DCGI to make B Pharm the qualification for Drug Inspector-Medical Devices

A clause in Medical Devices (Regulations) Rules 2017 stating a degree in pharmacy as one of the basic educational requirements for the post of Drug Inspector - Medical Devices (Medical Devices Officer) needs to be incorporated by making an amendment to Rule 18 (2) of the MDR Rules 2017, academic to experts. While hailing the efforts took by the Union health ministry and the pharmacy council of India (PCI) to boost employment opportunities for pharmacy graduates, the academic community appealed to the drugs controller general of India (DCGI) to amend the Rule 18(2) of the MDR Rules 2017.