The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare proposes to finalise the National Pharmacy Commission Bill, 2023 for setting up the National Pharmacy Commission and repealing the Pharmacy Act, 1948. Accordingly, a draft National Pharmacy Commission Bill has been prepared and uploaded on the website of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on 14-11-2023 vide public notice dated 10-11-2023.
The proposed bill underscores a comprehensive approach towards enhancing the pharmacy education system. The draft bill emphasizes improving access to quality and affordable pharmaceutical education. It also stresses on the availability of highly skilled pharmacy professionals across the nation.
This notice seeks the comments of the General Public/Stakeholders in order to enrich the proposed legislation. Comments may be furnished via e-mail at hrhcell-mohfw[at]nic[dot]in or at publiccommentsahs[at]gmail[dot]com till 14-12-2023.