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Government of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
07-February-2014 15:42 IST
Research on Therapeutic Drugs

According to Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), there is no centralized database or registry existing to obtain data on clinical research on therapeutic drugs.

But, ICMR is promoting research in the area of bioinformatics and genomics as per details given below since the year 2010 till date:-

 

BIOINFORMATICS

PROJECT                   GRANT RELEASED

                   Task Force Projects:     Rs.  315.31  Lakhs

Adhoc Projects       :     Rs.  211.86  Lakhs

Fellowship Projects:     Rs.  154.56  Lakhs

                                    GENOMICS

PROJECT                      GRANT RELEASED

Centre for Advance

Research               :      Rs.  610.38 Lakhs

Adhoc Projects      :       Rs. 240.79 Lakhs

Fellowship Projects:      Rs.   52.00 Lakhs

This was stated by Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare in a written reply to the Lok Sabha today.

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