Brain Stormer: New Barcode for Medicines
Union Health Ministry. It is expected that the new system will address the issue of substandard medicines and overcharging of drugs in the days to come. Besides, the Ministry is also planning for imparting training to drug manufacturers so that they all can act together to bring a ‘zero tolerance’ regime for substandard medicines across the country. The Drug Controller General of India (DGCI) is all set to be the nodal agency for implementing the new measures of the Ministry.