To keep check on illegal supply of drug and prevent violation of Drug and Cosmetics Act, 1940, A special cell has been introduced.
This cell consists of three zonal authorities which will deal strictly with the drug supply related issues. Hussan Lal, Commissioner, Food and Drugs Administration, said,” this cell will accumulate requisite details and will take necessary actions in association with different bodies of government.
He also added that last week, raid was prosecuted in Bathinda where, approximately rs43 lakh recovery was made in the form of drug and covering stuff.
Further, he said,” the team has examined the place at Adarsh Nagar, where allopathic drugs have been seized and it was supposed to be kept for sale in the area in surplus quantity.
It was found that out of the stock, maximum was out of expiry and it was being surmised that expired drugs were being repacked with deceitful labeling. The entire stock of drugs was seized by the officials.