Validity period of Drug Sale License increased from 2 to 5 Years
|Ticker||Validity of Drug Sale License has been increased from 02 to 05 Years in Punjab|
|Reform Description||Before: The drugs stores and pharmacies had to undergo a cumbersome process of renewal on periodic basis as drug licenses were only valid for a period of 02 years.
After: To save drug businesses from hectic renewal process, reduce compliance burden and interaction with department, the validity of drug license has been enhanced from 2 to 5 years.
|Beneficiaries||All Medical Store Businesses and Pharmacists|
|Department||Health Department Sindh, and Sindh Health Care Commission|
|Date of Implementation||30-11-2021|
|Details||Difficulty||Drug License issued by the health directorate was valid for two years, after which renewal was required.
This scheme required businesses to renew their license every two years which was a very cumbersome process, involving time and financial cost.
|Analysis||To ease out the business regulatory environment the renewal requirements for businesses need to be reviewed|
|Solution||Validity period of Drug License has been increased to 05 years. Now businesses can easily work without being bothered for renewal after every two years|
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