Drug control Authority suspends Operation of 6 Drug Sale Establishments in Anantnag

Drug control Authority suspends Operation of 6 Drug Sale Establishments in Anantnag

Anantnag: The enforcement staff of Drug Control Authority Anantnag conducted various inspections in the market of Anantnag town, Uttresso, Brariangan and adjacent villages of Shangus tehsil on Saturday to secure due diligence with respect to the provisions of Drugs and Cosmetics Act/Rules and recent circulars issued by the Worthy State Drug Controller J&K.

During the drive, more than 35 inspections of retail pharmacies and wholesale establishments were carried out and operations of 06 drug sale establishments were disallowed U/S 22 (d) of Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940 on spot for omissions and breaches of provisions of Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 and Rules thereunder.

The medical establishments whose operations were disallowed include G.N Enterprises Pushoo Market, A.I Enterprises Achabal Adda Anantnag, New P.B Traders Pushoo Market, Sareer Traders Pushoo market, Safe Way Pharmacy Pushoo market and Life Care Medical Store Ganjiwara. Emphasiswas laid to observe the compliance of administrative orders with respect to installation of CCTV Cameras / adoption of Computerised billing and procurement of medicines via proper and authorised dealers.

Moreover, 21 drug samples of lesser-known pharma companies were lifted to ascertain their quality parameters and to verify the genuineness of their procurements.

The chemists and dealers were impressed upon to procure medicines through authorized vendors of pharma companies under proper warranty and authentication. They were also warned to desist from repetition of violations, failure shall invite cancellation of their Drug sale licenses.

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