All drugs licensing though online portal only: Nagaland H&FW

Kohima, June 12 (MExN): The Department of Health & Family Welfare (H&FW) Nagaland has informed that effective from April 1, 2024, all drug licensing processes will be processed through an online portal only. 

The designated portal is www.statedrugs.gov.in.

No offline or physical applications shall be accepted or entertained, the H&FW stated.

All licensees were further informed that renewals or retention and all other post-approval changes will be through online means only, it added.

As per the State DIPR, the H&FW issued direction based on a Government notification dated May 24, the DIPR said. 

Accordingly, all currently licensed retailers and wholesalers are also informed to get their firm/business on-boarded into the portal within 3 months from the date of issuance of the notice. 

In this regard, necessary information and assistance can be sought from district Drug Control Officers in the respective Chief Medical Officer's Office, it added.

The helpline number for related matters is 7629875392.