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Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) is organizing the Pharma Summit with the theme “Changing Dynamics the Road Ahead”, 18th February, 2015, Hotel Le Meridien, New Delhi in association with Organization of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI), Indian Drug Manufacturers' Association (IDMA) and Confederation of Indian Pharmaceutical Industry (CIPI) and Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA).
We are happy to inform you that Dr. V. K. Subburaj, Secretary, Department of Pharmaceuticals, has kindly agreed to be the “Guest of Honor” and guide the summit under his able leadership.
We are pleased to inform you that we have invited Shri. Ananth Kumar, Hon’ble Minister, Ministry of Chemical and Fertilizers, Government of India  as the “Chief Guest” in the above Conclave.
  • To create a platform for discussing the various issues to streamline the Regulatory framework and imparting more practicability in the Government policies.
  • To converge all the senior officials from the Union Ministry, State Health Senior Officials, Health Policy makers, Pharmaceutical industry leaders, Clinical Experts, Researchers at a common platform to converse about the best practices which can be implemented to provide a smooth environment for both the private and government officials.
  • To encourage the excellence and innovations and to promote the employment in the pharmaceutical industry.
Key Issues to be discussed in the Summit:
  1. Recognizing and Encouraging the Research and Development in Pharmaceutical Industries.
  2. Focus on Clinical trials – amendment in compensation guidelines and approval process.
  3. Focus on Drug Price Control related Issues and revision on NLEM-2011
Key Speakers at the Summit:
  • Shri. Ananth Kumar, Hon’ble Union Minister of Chemical and Fertilizer, Government of India.
  • Dr. V. K. Subburaj, Secretary,Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemical and Fertilizer, Government of India
  • Dr. K. Vijayraghavan, Secretary (Additional Charge), Department of Scientific & Industrial Research, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.
  • Shri. Injeti Srinivas, Chairman, National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority, NPPA
  • Dr. V. M. Katoch, Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
  • Dr. G. N. Singh, Drugs Controller General Of India, Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO)
  • Prof. Y. K. Gupta, Head, Department of Pharmacology AIIMS and Vice Chairman, Core Committee on revision of NLEM 2011
  • Dr. Jagdish Prasad, Director General of Health Services, Ministry of H & FW
  • Dr. M. Ariz Ahammed, Joint Secretary, Department of Pharmaceuticals, GoI
  • Dr. V. G. Somani, Joint Drug Controller, CDSCO
  • Shri. T.S. Jawahar, Senior Deputy Director General, ICMR
  • Shri.  Amit Khare, Member Secretary, NPPA
  • Ms. Anju J Singh, Joint Secretary and Financial Advisor, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research
  • Prof. A. K. Chakraborti, Dean, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research.
Participant profile:
  • Senior Officials from the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
  • Senior Officials from the Union Ministry of Chemical and Fertilizers
  • Senior Officials and Directors from the Health Ministry of the various states
  • Senior officials from the DCGI.
  • Senior officials from the FDAs of the States.
  • Senior Drug controller from the center and the States.
  • Senior officials from the NPPA.
  • CEOs, CMOs and Regulatory affairs experts from the Pharmaceutical Industries.
  • Researchers and Scientists from the Pharmaceutical Industries.
  • Heads of the Clinical trials division of the Pharmaceutical Industries.
  • Heads of the Government affairs division of the Pharmaceutical Industries.
  • Senior officials from the ICMR, CSIR and DBT.
  • Other stakeholders related to Healthcare.

Registration Fees: 

  • Delegate Fee: Rs. 3,000/- per participant per city including service tax, refreshment & lunch (10% discount for two or more persons from the same organization)