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Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) is the head of department of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization of the Government of India responsible for approval of licences of specified categories of drugs such as blood and blood products, IV fluids, vaccines, and sera in India. Drugs Controller General of India, comes under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. DCGI also sets standards for manufacturing, sales, import, and distribution of drugs in India.
‘Indians are not guinea pigs’: Manish Tewari attacks govt over Covaxin approval
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Explained: India announces Covid vaccination launch date; who's first in line?
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Covid: What led to DCGI nod of Covishield & Covaxin in India? IMCR DG explains
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'Who will opt for vaccine...': Congress questions approval, slams govt
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'I'm from farmer family...': Vaccine-maker Bharat Biotech's MD on controversy
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Closing Bell: Sensex closes at record-high of 48,177, Tata Steel jumps 8.2 pc
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82-year-old Briton gets first dose of Oxford vaccine
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Won't get vaccinated for now, priority groups should be served first: Shivraj Chouhan
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‘Don’t know how long the Covid vaccines will be effective for’: DG-ICMR
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From abroad, Rahul directing Cong rumour-mongering: BJPIntensifying attack on Congress for questioning the DCGI’s approval to Covid vaccines, BJP on Monday said Rahul Gandhi, while on a vacation abroad, choreographed rumour-mongering by enlisting his..
DCGI allows Bharat Biotech to conduct vaccine trials on children above 12Covaxin has already been used on children above 12 in phase I and II trials and has been found safe.
Like Putin and Joe Biden, PM Modi should also get the first vaccine shot, says Cong leaderThe DCGI on Sunday approved Serum Institute of India's 'Covishield' vaccine and Bharat Biotech's 'Covaxin' for emergency use.
Zydus Cadila gets DCGI nod to initiate Phase-3 clinical trials for Covid-19 vaccine
Great milestone in India's scientific capability: Bharat Biotech after DCGI approval to CovaxinThe Hyderabad-based vaccine maker expressed its delight after DCGI granted permission for emergency use of its Covid-19 vaccine.
Covid-19 vaccines 110% safe, impotency rumours complete nonsense: DCGIAs India gears up for the world's largest vaccination programme, the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on Sunday quelled rumours surrounding the Covid-19 vaccines regarding impotency, rubbishing..
'Watershed moment in India's battle against COVID': Politicos react over emergency use approvalDCGI approved Covishield, manufactured by the Serum Institute, and indigenously developed Covaxin of Bharat Biotech for restricted emergency use.
'Proud that two made in India vaccines given emergency use approval': PM Modi after DCGI nodPM Modi also extended his gratitude to doctors, medical staff, scientists, sanitation workers and all 'Corona warriors' for the outstanding work.
Covishield COVID-19 vaccine ready to roll out in coming weeks: SII's Adar PoonawallaPoonawalla's remarks came soon after DCGI approved Serum Institute's 'Covishield' vaccine for restricted emergency use in India.
DCGI approves Oxford's Covishield and Bharat Biotech's Covaxin vaccines for restricted emergency use
BREAKING: DCGI grants approval to Serum Institute, Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccinesThe approval comes after the clearances from the Subject Expert Committee (SEC).
Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin too gets nod for emergency useIndia's vaccine rollout will begin with the availability of two jabs- Oxford-Astra Zeneca's Covishield and Bharat Biotech's homegrown Covaxin- with the Drugs Controller General of India expected to..
Covaxin vaccine: DCGI panel to meet Bharat Biotech officials shortly
Happy New Year: Expert panel clears Oxford vaccine for IndiaIndia moved closer to the rollout of its vaccination plan against Covid-19 with the subject expert committee of the drug regulator on Friday recommending emergency-use authorisation (EUA) for Serum..
Probably we will have a very happy New Year: DCGI on Covid-19 vaccineIndia is likely to have a Covid-19 vaccine in the New Year, Drug Controller General of India V G Somani hinted on Thursday. Speaking at a webinar, Somani said the most important thing is that the..
Zydus Cadila gets permission from DCGI for phase-1 clinical trial of novel molecule ZYIL1Drug firm Zydus Cadila on Monday said it has received permission from Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) to initiate phase-1 clinical trial of its novel molecule ZYIL1, indicated for use as an..
COVID-19 vaccine: Serum Institute seeks emergency use authorisation for Covishield in IndiaThe Serum Institute of India is the second company with a COVID-19 vaccine candidate to seek emergency use authorisation from the DCGI in India.
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Pfizer becomes first pharma company in India to seek emergency use nod for its Covid-19 vaccinePfizer India has become the first pharmaceutical firm to approach the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) seeking an emergency use authorisation for its Covid-19 vaccine in the country. It is to..
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COVID-19 vaccine: Covidshield may be ready for rollout by Dec, says Serum Institute CEOCovidshield has shown promising results during trials, but a lot depends on the approvals coming through from the Drugs Controller General Of India.
ICMR issues advisory on CRISPR technology-based SARS CoV-2 testThe Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Thursday issued an advisory on the CRISPR SARS CoV-2 test that has been approved by the Drugs Controller General of India for Covid-19 detection. As..
Russian Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine to be tested on 100 Indian volunteersThe Russian Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19 will be tested in India on 100 volunteers, the Indian Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation's Drug Controller General (DCGI) told Sputnik on..
Dr Reddy's gets DCGI go-ahead to conduct Phase 2/3 human trials of Sputnik V in IndiaAfter the Indian drug regulator turned down Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd’s proposal earlier this month to conduct direct Phase-3 human trials for the Russian Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik V, the company..
Bharat Biotech asked to submit complete phase 2 data of its Covid-19 vaccine before phase 3 trialBharat Biotech, which had sought DCGI's nod for conducting phase-3 clinical trials of its Covid-19 vaccine candidate, has been asked to submit complete safety and immunogenicity data of the ongoing..
DCGI nod to Phase-1 human trials of 'antisera' with potential to treat Covid-19The Drugs Controller General of India has given permission for conducting Phase-1 human clinical trial for an "antisera" that was developed by injecting inactivated SARS-CoV-2 in horses and can be a..
Can Centre procure Rs 80,000 crore to buy, distribute COVID-19 vaccine across India? SII CEO Adar Poonawalla asksOn September 16, the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) allowed the Serum Institute of India (SII) to restart its phase two and three clinical trials for the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
Serum Institute of India to resume Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine trials; gets DCGI nodThe Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has allowed the Serum Institute of India (SII) to resume its phase two and three clinical trials for the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
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COVID-19 medicine: Lupin launches Favipiravir in India at Rs 49 per tabletFavipiravir has received authorisation from the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) for emergency use on COVID-19 patients as a potential treatment
Serum gets DCGI nod for Phase 2 & 3 trialsIndia’s apex drug regulator has allowed Pune-based Serum Institute of India to conduct late-stage — Phase 2 and 3 — human trials in India for the Oxford University Covid-19 vaccine candidate.
DCGI nod to Serum Institute of India for phase 2 & 3 clinical trials of Oxford Covid-19 vaccineThe Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has given nod to the Serum Institute of India for conducting phase 2 and 3 human clinical trials of the Oxford University's Covid-19 vaccine candidate in..
Coronavirus vaccine: DCGI gives nod to Serum-Oxford for phase 2, 3 clinical trials in IndiaDCGI has allowed the Serum Institute of India to conduct phase 2 and 3 human clinical trials in India on the potential COVID19 vaccine.
Covid-19: Health ministry decides not to put Itolizumab in national treatment protocolEven as the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has given permission to Itolizumab drug for restricted emergency use on moderate to severe Covid-19 patients, the Union health ministry has decided..
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India gets its first desi pneumonia vaccineIndia has got its first locally developed pneumonia vaccine, reducing its dependence on imports for immunisation against a disease that contributes to most deaths in children under five years of age...
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Covid-19 vaccine by Ahmedabad-based Zydus Cadila gets DCGI nod for human clinical trialsAfter Bharat Biotech's Covaxin, another potential Covid-19 vaccine indigenously developed by Ahmedabad-based Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd got the nod from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on..
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