PHARMAC SOUTH 2020
After a series of 15 successful editions in Pharmac Exhibitions (in Ahmedabad and Chennai), Pharmac South is all set to host Pharma professionals from all parts of the world at the South India city of Chennai, in the state of Tamil Nadu. The exhibitions bring together a spectrum of vendors, business heads, Pharma brands, large corporate, contract manufacturers and more under one roof. Pharmac South is organized by premier association of Pharma Industry – Indian Drug Manufacturers’ Association (IDMA-TNPKSB) & Orbit Exhibitions Pvt Ltd. and Partnered with Govt. of India, Dept of Pharmaceuticals and Pharmexil.
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Indian Drug Manufacturers' Association (IDMA)
Indian Drug Manufacturers' Association (IDMA) was formed in 1961.
Successfully completed 50 glorious years of providing affordable quality medicines, not only to our people, but people all over the world.
Membership of about 750 wholly-Indian large, medium and small companies and State Boards in Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh & Uttaranchal, Haryana, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal.
Turnover of Indian pharma industry has grown exponentially from Rs.10 crore (about US$ 2 million) in 1948 to about Rs. 1,00,000 crore (US $ 21 billion) today, a growth rate of over 15%.
Members' Indian Market share – about 75% in formulations and about 85% in bulk drugs.
Exports of about Rs. 50,000 crore (over US $ 10 billion) last year growing at 22% average.
Members' Export Record – about 65% of India's total drugs & pharma exports.
MoUs signed with China Pharmaceutical Industry Association (CPIA) and Korea Pharmaceutical Industry Association (KPMA).
There are over 170 US FDA approved manufacturing facilities, over 150 EDQM approved facilities and many more are certified by regulatory authorities of UK-MCA, Australia, South Africa, WHO-GMP etc.
India is ranked 3rd largest country in terms of production volume and 14th in terms of value with 10% of World's Production but only 1.5% of Value.
The Indian Pharmaceutical Industry employs over 4.2 million personnel, both in manufacturing and ancillary sectors.
IDMA has been in the forefront actively supporting Ministry of Health & Family Welfare is compiling and bringing out the Indian Pharmacopoeia for many years and also continues its whole-hearted support to the Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC) in its activities.
IDMA has been successfully organizing Pharmaceutical Analysts Convention (PAC) for many years with the active participation of the Regulatory Authorities, both Central and States.
Orbit Exhibitions Pvt. Ltd.
Orbit Exhibitions Pvt. Ltd. encompasses over 3 decades of trade fair knowledge. In Past, orbit exhibitions has succeeded in organizing trade fairs like Meditec-Clinika, Industrial Pumps Valves and Systems India (IPVS), Pharmac India, Pharmac South and Techno4 India through which industrialists of related industries have earned successful businesses.
Besides organizing our own trade fairs, we partner with different organizers throughout the world and provide our full support to promote their Trade Fairs in India. Likewise opportunities are provided to Indian companies to help them target the international market along with full guidance and support.
Department of Pharmaceuticals, Minister of Chemical and Fertilizers, Government of India
The Department of Pharmaceuticals was created on the 1st of July in the year 2008 in the Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers so as to provide greater focus for the growth of the high potential Pharmaceuticals industry.
Shri Ananth Kumar is the Minister of Chemical and Fertilizers and Shri Mansukh L. Mandaviya is the Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers.
The Ministry has been given the following mandate for catalyzing the growth of the pharma industry in the country –
- Drugs and Pharmaceuticals sector development
- Promotion and co-ordination of basic, applied and other research in areas related to the Pharmaceuticals sector.
- Development of infrastructure, manpower and skills for the Pharmaceuticals sector and management of related information.
- Education and training including high end research and grant of fellowships in India and abroad, exchange of information and technical guidance on all matters relating to pharmaceutical sector.
- Promotion of public - private - partnership in pharmaceutical related areas.
- International cooperation in pharmaceutical research, including work related to international conferences in related areas in India and abroad.
- Technical support for dealing with national hazards in pharmaceutical sector.
- All matters relating to National Pharmaceuticals Pricing Authority including related functions of price control/monitoring.
- All matters relating to National Institutes for Pharmacy Education and Research.
- Supporting growth of Central Pharma Public Sector Undertakings - BCPL,HAL,IDPL, KAPL and RDPL.
- Medical Devices - Industry issues relating to promotion, production and manufacture; excluding those specifically allotted to other Departments.
Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council of India
The dynamic growth of Indian Pharma Industry, a knowledge based industry, and the recommendations of four major Pharma associations made the Ministry of Commerce & Industry to realize the need for separate export promotion council. Accordingly, Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council (PHARMEXCIL) has been set up on 12.5.2004. With its notification No.61 dt. 16.3.2005, Director General of Foreign Trade made Pharmexcil the sole agency to issue RCMCs to all Pharma exporters. The activities of the Council are administered by Committee of Administration consisting of representatives from major Pharma industries in India like J B Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Limited, Suven Life Sciences Limited, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Aurobindo Pharma, Luipin, Ranbaxy, Novarties, Avantis, Ipca, Shasun, Sun Pharma, Zydus Cadila, Glowchem, Calyx etc., apart from Govt. officials from Central govt. and Govt. of Andhra Pradesh. Administrative support to the Council is extended by very rich experienced personnel from various fields like Govt. of India and Pharma industry.