Topic: GS2 – Indian polity
- The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is proposing the National Pharmacy Commission Bill, 2023.
- The objective is to establish the National Pharmacy Commission and repeal the existing Pharmacy Act, 1948.
- Draft Bill Availability: The draft of the National Pharmacy Commission Bill is accessible on the Ministry’s website.
- It was uploaded on 14-11-2023, in the News and Highlights section.
- Purpose of Public Input: The Ministry aims to enrich the proposed legislation by incorporating insights and feedback from the public.
- Transparency and Inclusivity: This initiative reflects a commitment to transparency and encourages public participation in shaping healthcare legislation.