Centre extends DCGI Somani's tenure by another three months

Centre extends DCGI Somani's tenure by another three months

Daily Current Affairs   /   Centre extends DCGI Somani's tenure by another three months

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Category : Appointment/Resignation Published on: November 18 2022

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  • The tenure of Dr V G Somani as the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has been again extended by another three months, according to an order issued by the Union Health Ministry.
  • He was earlier given an extension in August this year.
  • Dr Somani was appointed the DCGI for a term of three years on August 14, 2019.
  • The DCGI heads the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO), which is responsible for ensuring quality drugs supply across the country.It also has authority to give approval to new drugs and regulate clinical trials.
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