Indian government moves toward modernizing medical device regulations

India’s medical device industry has become a booming  business.  As one of the largest markets in Asia, the government’s health initiatives are increasing and expected to grow in the upcoming years. The country’s Union cabinet agreed to examine the standing committee’s recommendations to modernize medical device regulations.

Medical foto 1Critical changes are made to laws governing Indian medical devices. Under current law, medical devices and equipment are treated as drugs. The “Drugs and Cosmetics Amendment Bill” would change and revolutionize the laws governing medical devices. This new amendment bill presents separate standards and regulations for these devices. It includes the whole process from clinical trial to imports and exports.

Updated laws could mean allot for India’s medical device industry. Emerging markets and modernized regulations could draw long-term investments and international partnership.

If you want to legally sell medical devices as a manufacturer in India, you must comply to all applicable regulations.  Certification Experts is experienced with all aspects of medical device regulatory compliances. We can provide a full range of consulting services to obtain Medical device approval  in India.

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