GOVT’S HEALTHCARE & S&T POLICIES FORWARD LOOKING: INDUSTRY
The Modi Ministry took charge in New Delhi on May 27 four years ago. In its election manifesto, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government headed by Narendra Modi had clearly mentioned that it accords high priority to health sector, which is crucial for securing the economy. It also noted that the overarching goal of healthcare would be to provide, ‘Health Assurance to all Indians and to reduce the out of pocket spending on health care’, with the help of state governments. Now with completion of four years in office of Modi government, BioSpectrum spoke to the industry about the achievements of the government and what are the issues that still need the government’s attention.
The BioSpectrum India edition was launched in March 2003 and is India's first comprehensive biotech business monthly magazine. It provides comprehensive coverage of the exciting happenings in life sciences, which include BioPharma, BioAgriculture, BioInformatics, BioIndustrial, BioSuppliers and BioServices and show cases the emerging Indian entrepreneurships in biotech industry. In a short time BioSpectrum has emerged as the most preferred platform to engage the life sciences industry in India and Asia Pacific. It is also widely accepted by research and academia community. Top key policy makers in the Central and state government use the magazine as a platform to reach out the Indian Biotech Industry. BioSpectrum has columns by Indian's top policy makers, biotechnology professionals, scientists and NGOs. Readers of BioSpectrum are from among the key Policy Makers, Key Executives and the Influencer's in Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Companies, Research Heads of Clinical Research, Clinical Trials and Contract Mfg Organizations, Educational Institutes, Consultants, Fund Managers etc