Dr. Janardhan Pandey, Joint Adviser, Dept.Of Ayush visited our hospital on 26 September 2010.. His visit was post the Government of India’s Department of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (Ayush) promoting five officials to senior positions in a bid to speed up the approvals for Indian System of Medicine drugs, with Dr Pandey heading the 5 – member team.
Dr Janardhan Pandey, currently designated as the joint advisor (Ayurveda) was promoted as additional drugs controller (ASU) drugs in July 2010. In his new role, he looks after the regulation of ASU drugs and Enforcement of Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940 and Rules 1945 throughout India in connection with the manufacturing and sale of ASU drugs in the country.
The new regulatory agency will be based in New Delhi with zonal offices across the country. It will also oversee the functions of the state licensing authorities, which issue manufacturing permits to units engaged in making traditional medicines.