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PM approves Rs 1750-crore proposal for strengthening drug regulatory system

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Strengthening/up-gradation of the system will be spread over a period of three years, both at the central and the state levels

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister  Narendra Modi, has approved the proposal for strengthening the drug regulatory system both at the central and the state levels at a total cost of Rs1750 crore. The strengthening/up-gradation of the system will be spread over a period of three years. Out of the total amount of Rs 1750 crore, an amount of Rs 900 crore will be spent on strengthening central structures