National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has sought cost data from the Pharma manufacturing units, companies and formulators to revise and fix the norms for Conversion Cost (CC), Packing Charges (PC), Process Loss (PL) and Packing Material (PM) for the year 2008 as per the provisions of DPCO’ 1995.

National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has sought cost data from the Pharma manufacturing units, companies and formulators to revise and fix the norms for Conversion Cost (CC), Packing Charges (PC), Process Loss (PL) and Packing Material (PM) for the year 2008 as per the provisions of DPCO’ 1995. These norms for CC, PC, PL & PM are to be worked out based on actual cost data/information received from various manufacturers & formulators.

The information is to be furnished to NPPA in a soft copy on Compact Diskette (CD) along with a duly signed hard copy besides Annual Reports of the company for the last two years i.e. 2005-06 & 2006-07. The last date of submission of the aforesaid data and information is 31st January, 2008. 

Two-detailed questionnaire in printed form have already been sent to pharma units and Industry Associations. Soft copies of both the questionnaires are available on the official website of NPPA i.e. www.nppaindia.nic.in