Drug Control Deptt carries out comprehensive inspection of JLNM hospital

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Srinagar, Apr 1: As reported by the spokesperson of Media cell of Drug and Food Control Organization Kashmir Division, Assistant Drug Controller Srinagar along with Drug Inspectors of district Srinagar inspected area around JLNM Hospital. The team carried out comprehensive inspection of the following drug sale establishments:
Zuhaib Medicos, Elixir Medicate, New World Care Medicos, Fazili Medicate, New Health zone, K.I. Medicate, Sheikh’s Pharmacy, World Care near, The Urban Medicate, Pampori medicate, Masco Pharmacy, Chowdhary medicate, Biocare Medicate and Malik Medicate
During inspections on spot instructions were issued to the licensee holder’s for strict adherence to the conditions of the license. The Chemists were directed to maintain sale and purchase records of different drugs properly, maintain storage conditions of the drugs as per their requirement and issue bills/cash memos regularly.
During the drive they were sensitized to retain the photocopy of the prescription wherein Schedule H1 and Psychotropic drugs has been prescribed, for record and reference purpose so that misuse of such drug is contained. Many of the Drug Sale establishments were closed down on spot that were contravening certain clauses of Drug and Cosmetics Act.
During the drive team inspected 14 establishments wherein 02 show cause notices were issued to the Retail establishments namely Zuhaib Medicos, Malik Medicate of which 01 license M/s Zuhaib Medicos was suspended for various violations Viz a Viz Non maintenance of sale and purchase records, not storing drugs properly, unhygienic conditions of premises and non issuance of bills/cash memos for two days (30th to 31st 2019).
General public is informed through the medium of this notice to lodge complaints with regard to any violation/discrepancies encountered against any drug sale establishment on department’s helpline no. 0194-2495191 or e-mail at deputycontrollerkashmir@gmail.com. (KNS)