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12th plan to have focus on food, drug policy

The central government has been focusing on strengthening regulatory policies for food and drug sectors and the task would be taken care of in the 12th Five Year Plan, the minister of state for health Sudip Bandyopadhyay said here on Monday. ‘Our current focus is to strengthen the regulatory framework... We propose to augment regulatory capacities both in drug and food sectors in the 12th Five Year Plan,’ Bandyopadhyay said while addressing a workshop on patient safety and drug detection technology.

The two-day workshop seeks to share information on the appropriate use of detection technologies and discuss global cooperation related to such technologies to promote drug safety.
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