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Former Ranbaxy, DRL exec Rajeev Raghuvanshi appointed as new DCGI

Appointment comes at a time when India's pharma regulatory landscape is under the scanner

Rajeev Raghuvanshi, DCGI
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Sohini Das Mumbai
Rajeev Singh Raghuvanshi is the new Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI). His appointment was approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet on Wednesday, an official release stated.

He takes charge at a time when the pharmaceutical manufacturing and regulatory landscape in India is under the scanner, after multiple reports of sub-standard and contaminated drugs exported to various countries in the globe began doing the rounds last November-December. The DCGI heads the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO), which is responsible for ensuring quality supply across the country. Raghuvanshi has worked in various roles at some of India's leading

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First Published: Feb 22 2023 | 5:47 PM IST

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