Pharma Sahi Daam 2.0 App

The Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya launched the Pharma Sahi Daam 2.0 App and Integrated Pharmaceutical Database Management System 2.0 during the Silver Jubilee Celebrations of the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA).

Pharma Sahi Daam 2.0 App

Pharma Sahi Daam 2.0 app will have updated features like speech recognition, Share button and bookmarking medicines. It also has a facility for launching complaints by consumers through the consumer complaint handling module. The app will be available in Hindi and English language in both iOS and Android versions.


  • Integrated Pharmaceutical Database Management System 2.0 is an integrated responsive cloud based application developed by NPPA with technical support from Advanced Computing Center (C-DAC).
  • It would provide a single window for submissions of various forms as mandated under Drug Price Control Order (DPCO), 2013.
  • It will also enable paperless functioning of NPPAs and facilitate stakeholders to connect with the National Pharma Pricing Regulator from across the country.

National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA)

NPPA is independent body under Department of Pharmaceuticals under Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers. It was set up in 1997. Its mandate is to fix/revise controlled bulk drugs prices and formulations, enforce prices and availability of medicines under DPCO, 2013.
NPPA fixes ceiling price of essential medicines of Schedule I under DPCO 2013. The calculation for essential drugs is based on simple average of all medicines in particular therapeutic segment with sales of more than 1%. In respect of medicines that are not under price control, manufacturers are allowed to increase the maximum retail price by 10% annually.




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