Page-4 of NPPA Current Affairs, GK & News

Various Issues Around Working of NPPA

The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) is a regulatory agency functioning under the aegis of Union Ministry of Chemical and Fertiliser. NPPA is not a statutory body and was formed in 1997 to fix/revise the prices of controlled bulk drugs and formulations as well as to enforce prices and availability of medicines under the Drugs ..

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NPPA increases stent prices by around 2%

Drug price regulator National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has increased price of stents by around 2% after taking into account wholesale price index. It will increase price of bare metal stents to Rs. 7,400 rupees from Rs. 7,260 and of drug-eluting stent to Rs. 30,180 rupees from Rs. 29,600. What is coronary stent? A coronary ..

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Union Government caps prices of 24 essential drugs

The Union Government has capped the prices of 24 essential drugs used for treatment of cancer, HIV, bacterial infections, anxiety and cardiac conditions. In this regard, the Drug pricing regulator National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has issued an order. It revised ceiling prices of 24 scheduled formulations of schedule-I under Drugs (Price Control) Amendment Order, ..

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NPPA fixes ceiling price of 54 drug formulations

The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has fixed ceiling price of 54 drug formulations used for treatment of cancer, bacterial infections, diabetes and hypertension. NPPA has revised/fixed the ceiling prices as per the Schedule-I under Drugs (Price Control) Amendment Order (DPCO), 2016. Besides, it also has fixed the retail price of 11 drug formulations under ..

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Union Government brings 39 more Pharmaceutical drugs under price control

Union government has brought 39 more Pharmaceutical drugs under price control as part of its efforts to make medicines affordable in the country. The drugs brought under this price control regime include the durgs which can be used to treat diseases such as diabetes and digestive disorders. In this regard, nodal drug price regulator National ..

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