The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has extended the implementation deadline of one year for the implementation of the track and trace system for the export of drug formulations.
A notification in this regard stated that the implementation date, which was April 1, 2021, is being extended to April 1, 2022.
“The date of implementation of the track and trace system for export of drug formulas in relation to maintaining parent-child relationship in packaging levels and its uploading to the central portal extended to 01.04.2022 for both SSI and non-SSI manufactured drugs Has been given, ”it said.
Director General of Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council of India Ravi Uday Bhaskar said Pharmexcil had highlighted the difficulties faced by members-exporters in implementing the track and trace system to the Department of Commerce and their request for extension of timeline.
"The DGFT has considered the request and issued a public notice extending the implementation date to 1 April 2022," he said in a communication to the members.