New Delhi (ANI): Union Minister of Ayush and Ports, Shipping and Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated the e-office portal and online portal of Pharmacopoeia Commission for Indian Medicine & Homoeopathy (PCIM&H) during an event at its Ghaziabad office on Wednesday.

In his inaugural address, Sarbananda Sonowal mentioned that PCIM&H is doing remarkable work to maintain the quality of ASU&H drugs. He expressed his pleasure that PCIM&H has a team of learned scientists and technical staff.

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The online portal is for selling soft copies of pharmacopoeial monographs.

The Minister inspected the laboratories viz. Pharmacognosy, Phytochemistry, Microbiology, herbal garden and raw drug repository of ASU&H drugs.

Pharmacopoeia Commission for Indian Medicine & Homoeopathy (PCIM&H) under the Ministry of Ayush is actively engaged in the Standardization and Quality Control of Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and Homoeopathic (ASU&H) drugs. It is publishing the standards in the form of Pharmacopoeias.

The online portal will promote the hassle-free reach of pharmacopoeia monographs among stakeholders across the world.

Minister also released the Monthly Newsletters published by PCIM&H. Newsletter of PCIM&H showcases the activities of PCIM&H and is also a way to update the stakeholders about the new developments in the field of Quality Control and Standardization of ASAU&H drugs. (ANI)