Kerala has become the first State to set up a Price Monitoring and Research Unit (PMRU) to track violation of prices of essential drugs and medical devices under the Drugs Price Control Order (DPCO).
The move comes more than five years after the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) proposed such a system for the States and the Union Territories.
Source- The Hindu
Static/Current Takeaways Important For NIACL AO Mains Exam:
- Kerala CM: Pinarayi Vijayan, Governor: Palaniswamy Sathasivam.