Medical Devices Industry (MDI) Current Affairs, GK & News

Export Promotion Council (EPC) for Medical Devices

The Indian Government has decided to set up a separate Export Promotion Council (EPC) for Medical Devices. Key facts The new EPC would have headquarters in Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA), Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh and regional offices in Visakhapatnam and Hyderabad. An initial funding of Rs.3 crore will be provided by the government ..

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Centre notifies new medical device rules

The Medical Devices (Amendment) Rules, 2022 were notified by the Union Cabinet recently. Key facts The new rules require online registration of all manufacturers of all class A medical devices. Class A medical devices are those having low-to-moderate risk to patient or user. These include surgical dressings and others. All class A and B manufactures ..

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Department of Science and Technology to manufacture automated Ventilators

On April 2, 2020 the Department of Science and Technology toed up with the Wipro 3D to jointly build proto type of automated ventilators. Highlights The ventilators will help in meeting urgent requirement of Covid-19 crisis. The ventilators are called AMBU (Artificial Manual Breathing Unit). They are hand held devices that will provide automatic pressurized ..

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Government to set up National Medical Devices Promotion Council

The government will set up a National Medical Devices Promotion Council (NMDPC) under the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) in the Ministry of Commerce & Industry to promote the medical devices sector. This announcement has been made by Union Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu on December 14, 2018. ..

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