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Citizen’s Charter For Department of Pharmaceuticals (2015-16)

Address: Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi
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Give greater focus and thrust on the development of pharmaceutical sector in the country and to regulate various complex issues related to pricing and availability of medicines at affordable prices, research & development, protection of intellectual property rights and international commitments related to pharmaceuticals sector.



India: The Largest Global Provider of Quality Medicines at Reasonable Prices.


  1. Ensure availability of quality drugs at reasonable prices as per the Pharma Policy.
  2. Development of Pharma Infrastructure and Innovative Development in Pharma Sector including through PPP.
  3. Promote Pharma Brand India
  4. Encourage environmentally sustainable development of Pharmaceutical Industry
  5. To establish NIPERs as nationally and internationally recognized brand in the field of education and research of pharmaceutical sciences for the benefit of human kind.


Sl.No. Services Service Standard
1. Adjudicating Review cases under DPCOs Disposal within 90 days of the personal hearing of the review application
2. Release of financial assistance to NPPA Within 60 days of the receipt of the complete proposal from NPPA.
3. Timely response to Grievances received on CPGRAMS Initial Scrutiny and forwarding the application to the concerned officer/division in 5 days and final disposal in 60 days.

Grievance Redress Mechanism
Website url to Lodge Grievance http ://

S.No. Name of the Public Grievance Officer Helpline Number Email Phone Number
1. Ms. Sunanda Sharma(Economic Advisor), Nodal Officer 011-23063341 sunanda[dot]sharma[at]nic[dot]in 011-23063341


Sl.No Name Designation Phone E-mail
1. Shri Jai Priye Prakash Secretary 011-23381573 jaipriye[at]nic[dot]in
2. Shri Sudhansh Pant Joint Secretary 011-23385131 js[dot]pharma[at]nic[dot]in
3. Dr. M. Ariz Ahammed Joint Secretary 011-23074010 ariz[at]gov[dot]in
4. Ms. Sunanda Sharma Economic Advisor 011-23063341 sunanda[dot]sharma[at]nic[dot]in
5. Shri A. K. Chaudhary Director 011-23381927 chaudhary[dot]ak[at]nic[dot]in
6. Shri Jitendra Trivedi Director 011-23389866 jitendra[dot]trivedi[at]gov[dot]in
7. Shri M.K.Bhardwaj Dy. Secretary (Pricing) 011-23752664 rk[dot]maggo[at]nic[dot]in
8. Shri Devendra Kumar Dy. Secretary (Parl., Coord. etc. ) 011-23389840 devendra[dot]kumar08[at]nic[dot]in
9. Shri A.V. Lakra Dy. Secretary (IFD) 011-23313431 ashim[dot]lakra64[at]nic[dot]in
10. Shri A.K. Karn US (Cord) 011-23782861 ak[dot]karan[at]nic[dot]in
11. Shri S.R. Meena US (Estt. & Admn) 011-23382096 sr[dot]meena65[at]nic[dot]in
12. Shri Anil Jain US (PSU) 011-23073048 anil[dot]j[at]nic[dot]in
13. Shri Raj Kumar US (PI-I and PI-II) 011-23071162 uspi3-pharma[at]nic[dot]in
14. Ms. Barnali Khastigir US (Vig., Niper and R&D) 011-23071162 barn[dot]khast[at]nic[dot]in
15. Shri Ajit Kumar Sah US (PI-I,DPCO,Pricing) 011-23323292 ak[dot]sah71[at]nic[dot]in


S.No. Indicative Expectation from Service Recipients
1. Please show courtesy to the Ministry Officers.
2. State the requests/grievances clearly.
3. Enclose documents required for review under DPCOs.
4. Submission of proposals for release of funds enclosing relevant documents.