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Injeti Srinivas is the new NPPA Chairman

Posted by : Varun Doshi

On : 05 June 2014

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Government has appointed Injeti Srinivas as the new Chairman of National Pharmaceuticals Pricing Authority (NPPA).

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Injeti Srinivas as NPPA Chairman, the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions said in a statement.

Srinivas will replace the current Chairman C P Singh.

NPPA fixes, revises the prices of controlled bulk drugs and formulations in the country. It also enforces prices and availability of the medicines in the country.

Besides, it recovers amounts overcharged from consumers by manufacturers for the controlled drugs.

 Injeti Srinivas is an IAS officer currently working as development commissioner of the state of Odisha