Pharma policy draft for halving excise duty to 8 percent
The draft of New Pharmaceutical Policy
2006 seeks to strengthen the Drug Regulatory System,
Public-Private Partnership for anti-cancer and anti
HIV/AIDS drugs while recommending reduction in the excise
duty on all Pharmaceutical products from 16 to 8 per
cent and levying of health cess of 2 per cent.
December 29, 2005