The online system by Gujarat FDCA will assist in fresh application, renewal of license, new product permissions etc
Gujarat has launched an online portal for Drug Manufacturing License System – Ayudmla for Ayurvedic Medicines. With this, Gujarat has become the first state in India to offer these facilities for Ayurvedic industry. The portal was launched during an event of GAAMA – UDAN 2021. Gujarat Ayurved Aushadh Manufacturers Association (GAAMA) recently organised ‘GAAMA UDAN 2021: focusing on Difficulties, Opportunities and Scopes of Ayurvedic Industry’ in Ahmedabad. Dr Hemant Koshiya, Commissioner, FDCA, Gujarat, Dr Kamleshbhai Bhatt, Joint Commissioner – Ayurveda, FDCA, Gujarat, Anand Mehta and Priyanka Shah, Technical Officer – Ayurveda, FDCA, Gujarat were present during the launch. More than 350 Ayurvedic industrialists across Gujarat participated in the event.
Dr Hemant Koshiya, Commissioner, FDCA – Gujarat, said, “Ayudmla Portal – Ayurveda Drugs Manufacture Licensing System is an online system for fresh application, renewal of license, new product permissions etc. Training session of the portal was also organised for the members of GAAMA during the event.”
Jaman Malaviya, President, GAAMA, said, “This was a breakthrough event not only for attendee GAAMA members but for an entire Ayurvedic industry of Gujarat State. Considering the recent surge of popularity of Ayurvedic medicine across the world it is a need of the hour that the Ayurvedic industry gets ready to anchor its position in the international market of primary healthcare. For this, as we know, the prerequisite is to comply with international standards.”
Sharing a roadmap of the future scope activities of GAAMA, Hardik Ukani, Vice President, GAAMA and MD, Vasu Healthcare said, “The launch of the portal is the first step toward the digitalisation of the records, speedy approvals and will help the state’s Ayurvedic industry to compete better in the world markets. The Ministry of Ayush has also introduced new regulations to strengthen the AYUSH System and created an online licensing portal ‘e-Aushadhi’ for AYUSH products.”
In the coming time, the association plans to collaborate with the different ayurvedic associations across India to make a strong representation of Ayurveda, Explore business opportunities for GAAMA members, provide technical assistance related to new regulations and guidelines etc.