Government Policy

Tk 6 cr fined, 16 drug factories sealed off last year

DHAKA, Jan 3, 2017 (BSS) - The Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA) authority last year sealed off 16 drug factories and 20 pharmacies across the country on charge of producing and selling substandard medicines, said a source of DGDA today.

"Mobile courts also realized Taka 6 crore as fine from 16 drug factories and 20 pharmacies in 2016," he said.

As many as 2000 cases were filed and 52 people were jailed in different terms in this connection in last 12 months, he added.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)