How covid-19 impacted India’s idea for becoming Atmanirbhar for medical devices3 min read . Updated: 05 Nov 2020, 07:47 PM IST
- The officials during the meeting decided that the next meeting of the Council, NITI Aayog will share a brief legislative view of the Draft Biomedical Devices Bill
- The manufacturing and trade in MDI is growing steadily which includes a wide range of products
NEW DELHI : The National Medical Devices Promotion Council launched in 2018 to give fillip to the medical devices sector and boost domestic manufacturing has only managed to meet only once. The first meeting of the National Medical Devices Promotion Council, that was supposed to meet every quarter, was held under the Chairmanship of Guruprasad Mohapatra, Secretary, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and industry on 14 January 2020. Soon after the covid-19 pandemic hit India that further impacted the council’s functions and pace.
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