India Notifies New Medical Devices Rules

    View Author February 2017

    On January 31, 2017, the Indian government notified the Medical Devices Rules 2017 under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940. The rules simplify the process of introducing new medical devices to the Indian market while setting norms for ensuring high-quality devices for patient care and safety. The rules will be effective on January 1, 2018.