CENTRAL DRUGS STANDARD CONTROL ORGANIZATION
Under the Drug
and Cosmetics Act, the regulation of manufacture, sale and distribution of
Drugs is primarily the concern of the State authorities while the Central
Authorities are responsible for approval of New Drugs, Clinical Trials in the
country, laying down the standards for Drugs, control over the quality of
imported Drugs, coordination of the activities of State Drug Control
Organisations and providing expert advice with a view of bring about the
uniformity in the enforcement of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act.
General of India is responsible for approval of licenses of specified
categories of Drugs such as blood and blood products, I. V. Fluids, Vaccine
Dr. G. N. SINGH, Ph.D
Deputy Drugs Controller of India
Dr. V. G. Somani, Phone : 23236975
Dr. K. Bangarurajan, Phone : 23236975
Mrs. Shanthy Gunasekaran : 23236975
Sh. A.K. Pradhan Phone : 23236975 - Ext – 201
:223236975 - Ext - 213
Sh. S.P Shani, Phone :223236975 - Ext - 213
Smt. Annam Visala Phone : 23236975
Sh.Ranga Chandrashekar Phone : 23236975
Dr. S. E. Reddy, Phone : 23236975
Sh. Purandla Venkateshwarlu Phone : 23236975
Director Administration (Drugs)
Singh, Phone: 23236971 (D); 23236975 Ext
Drugs Controllers of
Chandra, Phone : 23236975 - Ext - 313
Sh. Arvind Kukrety, Phone : 23236975 - Ext - 323
Mrs Rubina Bose : 23236975
Sh. Sanjeev kumar,Phone : 23236975
Sh. Gulshan Taneja, Phone : 23236975
Sh. A Senkathir, Phone : 23236975
Sh. A.K Khanna, Phone : 23236975
Mrs Swati Srivastava : 23236975
Mr. Naresh Sharma 23236975
Mr.Sunil Joshi 23236975
Dr. Ravi Kant Sharma 23236975
Sh. Somnath Basu 23236975
Smt. Kavita Sharma 23236975
Sh. Aseem Sahu 23236975
Dr. Inderjeet Singh Hura 23236975
Sh. Jayant Gangakhedkar 23236975
Sh. Sunil Kulshrestha 23236975
Sh. Gaurav Kumar 23236975
|Smt. Anita Veigas||MSC|
|SH. K. K. BHARDWAJ||B.Pharma|
|SH. DHARMVIR SINGH||B.Pharma|
|SH SANJAY KR. AGRAWAL||B.Pharma|
|SH. VINOD KUMAR||B.Pharma, PGDOM,|
|SH. Y. K. SHELAR||B.Pharma|
|SH. N. K. JAYASENTHIL||B.Pharma, MBA, PGDPHM|
|SH. ARVIND HIWALE||M. Pharma|
|SH. A. K. RAI||B.Pharma|
|SH. MAHESH NAGADASANAHALLI ANJINAPPA||B.Pharma|
|SH. DHANANJAY KESHAVRAO SABLE||M. Pharma|
|MS. NISHA SANKHWAR||B.Pharma|
|SH. PRAMOD MADHUKAR PATIL||B.Pharma|
|SH. R. SERINIVASAN RAMARAJ||M. Pharma|
|SH. SELLA SENTHIL M||M. Pharma|
|SH. P. DHINESH PANDIAN||M. Pharma|
|SH. KAMAL KRISHNA HALDER||B.Pharma|
|SH. SUSHANTA SARKAR||M. Pharma|
|SH. C. MANIVILLAVAN||B.Pharma|
|SH. C. ARUNACHALAM||M. Pharma, MBA(IB), PGDHM|
|SH. S. JOHN GERARD||B.Pharma, MBA|
|SH. SIDHARTH SAHAI MALHOTRA||B.Pharma|
|MRS. G. REKA||B.Pharma|
|Mr Shashi Paul||B.Pharma|
|Mrs. Shraddha Srivastava||B. Pharma|
|Mr. Rajesh Kumar Verma||B. Pharma|
|MS. Nisha Kaushik||M.Pharma|
|Mr. Mukesh Kumar||B.Pharma|
|Mr. Munish Kakar||B.Pharma|
|SH. RAJARAM DHARAMRAJ||B.Pharma|
|SH. MANISH SINGHAL||B.Pharma|
|SH. NEERAJ KATIYAR||B.Pharma, M.SC (BIOTECH)|
OFFICES OF CENTRAL DRUGS STANDARD CONTROL ORGANISATION (CDSCO)
Government have established four zonal offices of the Central Drug Standard
Control Organisation at Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, and Ghaziabad. The Zonal
Offices work in close collabration with the State Drug Control Administration
and assist them in securing uniform enforcement of the Drug Act and other
connected legislations, on all India basis. The names of the office-in-charge
of the Zonal Organisations, their address and names of the States are as
Andaman and Nicobar Island, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Orissa, Sikkim, Tripura & West Bengal.
Mr. Soumen Mukhopadhayai, Deputy Drugs Controller (I),Central Drug Standard Control Organisation, East Zone, C.G.O. Bldgs., (Nizam Palace) West, 2nd Floor, 234/4, Lower Circular Road, Kolkata – 700 020. Phone : Offi. : 033 – 22870513 / 22801391, Gram : ZONDRUG-KOLKATA. Fax : 033 - 22813806 E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Deputy Drug Controller (India) , Central Drug Standard Control Organisation, East Zone,
S. Mukhopadhyay, Deputy Drug Controller (India) , Central Drug Standard Control Organisation, East Zone,
|SH. SHIV KUMAR||B.Pharma, M.Tech (Bio-Tech)|
|SH. MILIND PATIL||B.Pharma, LLB|
Chattisgarh, Goa, Daman & Diu, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.
Dr. V.G Somani, Deputy Drugs Controller (I), Central Drug Standards Control Organization, West Zone, 4th Floor, Zonal FDA Bhawan, GMSD Compound, Bellasis Road, Mumbai Central, Mumbai – 400 008. Phones: 91-22- 23002279, 23002215, 23092971 Fax: 91 (22) 23002271 Resi. 91-22- 27823483 E-mail: mailto:email@example.com , firstname.lastname@example.org
|Sh. Navneet Pratap Singh||B.Pharma|
|Sh. Deepak Kumar||B.Pharma, MBA|
|SH. PARAG BHUSHAN GAUTAM||B.Pharma|
|SH. DESH RAJ SINGH||B.Pharma|
|MS. M. SHAKUNTALA||M. Pharma|
|SH. ASHOK KUMAR||M. Pharma|
|SH. P. A. JAGTAP||B.Pharma|
Ahmedabad Zonal Office
Dr. A. Ramkishan, Asst. Drugs Controller (I), Zonal Office, Ahmedabad, Central Drug Standards Control Organization, Old Terminal Building, Air Cargo Complex, Airport, Ahmedabad-380 003 Gujarat Tele Fax No. 079-22865244
|Sh.Gauri Shankar||M .Pharma|
|SH. VINAY KUMAR||B.Pharma, Bsc|
|SH. ASHOK KUMAR YADAV||B.Pharma|
|SH. VIRENDRA SINGH||B.Pharma|
|SH. NITIN MALHARI JADHAV||B.Pharma|
Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh,
N.C.T. of Delhi & Union Territory of Chandigarh.
K.Bangarurajan, Deputy Drugs Controller (I), Central Drug Standard Control Organisation, North
Zone, C.G.O. Building-I, Kamla Nehru Nagar, Hapur Chungi, Ghaziabad – 201
002 (U.P.). Phone: Offi. : 91 -2719483/2750013, 0120-2701927 (D) Fax: 95120
– 2719483 Gram : ZONDRUG-GHAZIABAD.
|Mr. ANKIT SHARMA||B Pharma|
|Sh. Shanti Prashnna Nath Singh||B.Pharma|
|SH. ABHISHEK CHAWLA||B.Pharma|
|SH. P. MANAVALAN||M. Pharma, PGDCA|
|SH. RAJAPPAN VISWANATHAN||B.Pharma|
Subzonal Office (Chandigarh )
Sh. B.Kumar, Asst. Drugs Controller (I)
|MS. Sushant Sharma||B.Pharma|
|Sh. P Mannivalan||B. Pharm|
Subzonal Office (Jammu) (proposed)
Sh. B.K.Samantray, Asst. Drugs Controller (I)
|MS. BHARTI BACHLOO||B.Pharma|
|Sh. M.V. Manohra|
Karnataka, Kerala, Pondicherry and Tamil Nadu.
Sh. P.B.N. Prasad , Deputy Drugs Controller (I) ,Deputy Drugs Controller (I), Central Drug Standard Control Organisation, South Zone, 2nd Floor, Shastri Bhawan, Annexe, 26, Haddows Road, Chennai – 600 006. Phone : Off. 044 - 28278186.
|Ms. V.M. Bharathi||B.Pharma|
|Ms. M. Shakuntala||B.Pharma|
|Sh. V.S. Prabhakar||B.Pharma|
|MRS. INDIRA PALANIYANDI||M. Pharma|
Sh. S. Manivannan Deputy. Drugs Controller (I), Sub-Zonal Office,
|SH. K. NARENDRAN||B.Pharma|
|SH. DHARMENDRA PANDEY||B.Pharma|
|Mrs. K. Bhuvaneswari||B.Pharma|
|SH. RAJSHEKHAR||M. Pharma|
|Sh Mahesh Nagadasanahalli Anjinappa||B.Pharma|
|Ms. Anju Kushwa||B.Pharma|
Sh. A.Chandra Sekhara Rao, Deputy Drugs Controller (India), CDSCO, Zonal office, Hyderabad , CDSCO BHAVAN, Beside T.B. & Demonstration Centre, S.R. Nagar, Hyderabad - 500038, AP Ph: 040-23811481 TeleFax : 040-23811483, Email :- email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Port Office Hyderabad
16,17& 18 Second Floor, Cargo Satellite Building, RGI Air Port, SHAMSHABAD, RR Dist.,
Hyderabad – 500409, AP. Phone: 040 – 24008236. Fax : 040 – 24008270, E-mail
|Mr. RAHUL S SHAKHAPURE||M. Pharma|
|MRS. BAPANAPALLY SARALA DEVI||B.Pharma, DCA|
|Ms. L. SUGANTHI||B.Pharma|
Drugs Controllers at Ports
Asstt. Drugs Controller (I),
Port, Room No. 23, IV
Floor, Annexe Bldg., Custom House, Chennai – 600 001. Phone :
Offi : 5212041. Gram : DRUGCONIND
E-mail : Shanthy.email@example.com
Asstt. Drugs Controller (I), Central Drug Standard Control Organisation, Ministry of Health &
Family Welfare, Custom House, Cochin – 682 009 (Kerala). Phone :
0484-666042. Gram : DRUGCONIND.
Smt. Anita Veigas Asstt. Drugs Controller (I) (Incharge), Customs House, Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, Phone : Offi: 25654408/25652360.
|Mr. S.N Saini||B. Pharma|
Mukhopadhyay, Deputy. Drug Controller (India), Customs House, 15/1, Strand
Road, Kolkata – 700 001. Phones : Offi. : 22436867. Resi. : 4300376. Gram : DRUGCONIND.
Deputy. Drug Controller (India), Air Cargo Complex, N.S.C. Bose International
Airport, Kolkata-700 052. Phone : 25119851.
Sh. Arup Chatterjee, Asst. Drugs Controller (I)
Sh. A.Chandra Sekar Rao, Deputy Drugs Controller (India)
Dr. D .K Chauhan , Asstt. Drugs Controller (I), 6th Floor, Annexe Bldg, New Custom House, Ballard Estate, Fort Mumbai- 400038, Phones: Offi.: 022-2611596. Resi: 022-26350179 Gram : DRUGCONIND. Fax : 2634550.
Sh. Jayant Kumar Asstt.
Drugs Controller (I), (Air Port), Central Drug
Standard Control Organisation, International Air Cargo Complex, Sahar Village,
Andheri, Mumbai – 400 099. Phone : 28320152 / 26828185
Sh. G. Nageswara
Rao, Deputy Drugs Controller (India), Jawaharlal
Nehru Port Trust CFS (Imports),
Nhava Sheva, Navi Mumbai – 400 707. Phones: (Offi.) : 022-27242698, (Resi.) :
5410382, Fax : 7240139.
Drugs Laboratory (CDL)
The Central Drugs
Laboratory, Kolkata is the national statutory laboratory of the Government of
India for quality control of Drug and Cosmetics and is established under the
Indian Drug & Cosmetics Act, 1940. It is the oldest quality control
laboratory of the Drug Control Authorities in India. It functions under the
administrative control of the Director-General of Health Services in the
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
The functions of
the Laboratory include:
Analytical quality control of majority of
the imported Drug available in Indian market.
Analytical quality control of drug and
cosmetics manufactured within the country on behalf of the Central and State
Drug Controller Administrations.
Acting as an Appellate authority in
matters of disputes relating to quality of Drug.
Collection, storage and distribution of
International Standard International Reference Preparations of Drug and
Preparation of National Reference
Standards and maintenance of such Standards. Maintenance of microbial cultures
useful in drug analysis Distribution of Standards and cultures to State
Quality Control Laboratories and drug manufacturing establishments.
Training of Drug Analysts deputed by
State Drug Control Laboratories and other Institutions.
Training of World Health Organisation
Fellows from abroad on modern methods of Drug Analysis.
To advise the Central Drug Control
Administration in respect of quality and toxicity of drug awaiting licence.
To work out analytical specifications for
preparation of Monographs for the Indian Pharmacopoeia and the Homoeopathic
Pharmacopoeia of India.
To undertake analytical research on
standardisation and methodology of Drug and cosmetics.
Analysis of Cosmetics received as survey
samples from Central Drug Standard Control Organisation.
Quick analysis of life saving Drug on an
All-India basis received under National Survey of Quality of Essential Drug
Programme from Zonal Offices of Central Drug Standard Control Organisation.
In addition to
the above functions the Central Drug Laboratory also actively collaborates
with the World Health Organisation in the preparation of International
Standards and Specifications for International Pharmacopoeia. It also
undertakes collaborative study on behalf of the Indian Pharmacopoeia
Committee. The senior Officers of the Laboratory have been appointed as
Government Analysts on behalf of most of the States of the Union for analysis
of drug samples.
Director of CDL is Sh. Hariharan , Director In-Charge, Central Drugs Laboratory, 3, Kyd
Street, Kolkata – 700 016. Phone : 033 -22299541,Email
firstname.lastname@example.org, Gram : BIOSTANLAB. Fax:
Testing Laboratory (CDTL) Chennai ,
, Tamil Nadu
Testing Laboratory is one of the four National Laboratories in India engaged
in the research and analysis of Drug and Cosmetics as per Drug and Cosmetics
The Director of
the CDTL Chennai is,
N. Murugesan, Director , Central
Drug Testing Laboratory, Govt. of India, 37, Naval Hospital Road, Periamet,
Campus G.M.S.D., Chennai – 600 003. Phone : 044-25610402/ 25610205, Gram :
DRUGSLAB, Fax : 044 -25610906 E-mail :
Dr. N. Murugesan, Director , Central Drug Testing Laboratory, Govt. of India, 37, Naval Hospital Road, Periamet, Campus G.M.S.D., Chennai – 600 003. Phone : 044-25610402/ 25610205, Gram : DRUGSLAB, Fax : 044 -25610906 E-mail :email@example.com
Testing Laboratory (CDTL) Hyderabad, AP
Testing Laboratory is one of the Newly established Laboratories in the
state of Andhra Pradesh, India engaged
in testing , research and analysis of Drug and Cosmetics as per Drug and Cosmetics
The Director (incharge)/
Nodal Officer of
the CDTL Hyderabad is,
N. Murugesan, Central
Drug Testing Laboratory, CDSCO, Zonal office Hyderabad ,
Dr. N. Murugesan, Central Drug Testing Laboratory, CDSCO, Zonal office Hyderabad ,CDSCO BHAVAN, Beside T.B. & Demonstration Centre, S.R. Nagar, Hyderabad - 500038, A.P . Phone : 040-23811327/, Fax : 040-23811328, E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Drugs Testing Laboratory (CDTL) Mumbai
The Central Drugs
Testing Laboratory – Mumbai is another national statutory laboratory of the
Government of India, functioning under administrative control of the Drug
Controller General (India), DGHS, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
functions of the laboratory include:
imported bulk drugs and formulations referred by ADCs, Mumbai, Nhava Sheva
& Chennai, Survey and Watchers samples referred by Deputy Drugs Controller
(India), West Zone. Lately, new drugs and formulations are also being referred
by the Drugs Controller General (India). The laboratory is notified as
Apellate Laboratory for Copper T Intra-Uterine Contraceptive Device and Tubal
Rings under the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, (Medical Stores) & Regional
Directors of Department of Family Welfare and procurement and field samples of
Oral Contraceptive Pills, Copper T and Tubal Rings referred by the Dept. of
Director of the Laboratory is Mrs. Manshi Patel, Director In-charge,
Central Drugs Testing Laboratory-Mumbai, Government Medical Stores Depot
Compound,Belasis Road, Opp. Sahil Hotel, Mumbai Central, Mumbai 400008 .
Phones : Offi. : 022 - 23002309, (Resi.)
: 23620293, Gram : DRUGSLAB, Telefax : 23099240. e-mail: email@example.com
Testing Laboratory (RDTL) Guwahati
The Regional Drugs Testing Laboratory Guwahati is the one of the five National Laboratory of the Govt of India for quality control of Drugs and Cosmetic and is established under the Indian Drugs & Cosmetics Act 1940 functioning under administrative control of the Drugs Controller General of India and sub ordinate office under Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. The laboratory was set up in the year 2002 for entire North Eastern State including Sikkim and is housed in its own building at Guwahati.
1. Statutory Function:
a. Analytical quality control of drugs and cosmetic manufactured within the country on behalf of the Central and State Drugs Controller Administration.
b. To assists the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization in the testing of Drugs and cosmetic.
The laboratory is headed by
Dr. Parthajyoti Gogoi, Director-in-Charge Regional Drugs Testing Laboratory, Directorate General of Health Services, Guwahati-781 037 (Assam)
Phones -Off- 0361-2338555/2330555(Fax) ,Resi-0361-2337272/2330899
e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org , mailto:%email@example.com , firstname.lastname@example.org
Drugs Testing Laboratory (RDTL) Chandigarh
The Regional Drugs Testing Laboratory, Chandigarh is the one of the six National Laboratories of the Govt of India functioning under the administrative control of the Drug Controller General (India), Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation, Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. The Laboratory has been established for quality control of Drugs and Cosmetic under the Indian Drugs & Cosmetics Act 1940. This laboratory is engaged in the analysis of bulk drugs & formulations referred by the Deputy Drugs Controller (India), Assistant Drugs Controller (India) and Drugs Inspectors from CDSCO North Zone, Ghaziabad, CDSCO Sub-Zone Chandigarh and CDSCO Sub-Zone Jammu. The Regional Drugs Testing Laboratory, Chandigarh has become operational since November, 2007. Presently the laboratory is testing the legal (Form-18) and survey samples at an average of 150 per month. The laboratory is in the process of up-gradation in infrastructure and manpower in order to increase the testing capacity
Drugs Testing Laboratory, Sector 39-C, Chandigarh 160036, Director : Dr.
R.A Singh, Phone : 0172 - 2688239; Fax 0172-2636316,
e-mail : email@example.com
Drug Laboratory, CRI Kasauli
drug laboratory at CRI Kasauli is a Central laboratory engaged in the testing
of vaccines. It is a notified laboratory under the Drugs and cosmetics Act,
1940 to function as Central drugs laboratory for testing of the following
drugs or classes of drugs;
Solution of serum proteins
intended for injection
Sterilized surgical ligature and
sterilized surgical suture
Bacteriophages, including Oral
Director of the Central Research Institute is an ex-officio
member of DTAB.
Director of CRI kasauli is Dr. K.R.Mani, Phone: 01792-272060, 272059, 272114;
Fax: 01792 -272049
Indian Pharmacopoeial Commission (IPC)
Indian Pharmacopoeial Commission is an Autonomous Institution under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India dedicated for setting of standards for drugs, pharmaceuticals and healthcare devices/ technologies etc besides providing Reference Substances and Training. Its functions are :
develop comprehensive monographs for drugs to be included in the Indian
Pharmacopoeia, including active pharmaceutical ingredients, excipients and
dosage forms as well as medical devices, and to keep them updated by revision
on a regular basis.
accord priority to monographs of drugs included in the national Essential
Drugs List and their dosage forms.
prepare monographs for products that have normally been in the market for not
less than 2 years except for certain special categories of new drugs like
antiretrovirals, antituberculosis and anticancer drugs and their formulations
introduced more recently, which may be accorded priority attention
give special attention to the methods of manufacture used by the indigenous
industry in selecting the pharmacopoeial tests for monitoring the toxic
impurities of the concerned drug.
take note of the different levels of sophistication in analytical
testing/instrumentation available while framing the monographs.
accelerate the process of preparation, certification and distribution of IP
Reference Substances, including the related substances, impurities and
degradation products required.
collaborate with pharmacopoeias like the Ph Eur, BP, USP, JP and International
Pharmacopoeia with a view to harmonizing with global standards.
organize educational programs and research activities for spreading and
establishing awareness on the need and scope of quality standards for drugs
and related articles/ materials.
Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission has been registered as a Society under the
provisions of the Societies Registration Act, 1860(Act No. 21 of 1860) for the
registration of Literary, Scientific and Charitable Societies, on 09 December
Director of Indian
is Dr. G.N. Singh, Raj
Nagar, Sector -23, Ghaziabad 201002 (U.P) Phone: 95120-2783401(D) 2783337;
Fax: 091 -24783311, E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org