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Shri. Prem Singh Tamang
Chief Minister of Sikkim

Welcome to the Food and Drug Administration

The Drugs and Cosmetics Cell of the Health Care, Human Services and Family Welfare Department is primarily responsible for the enforcement of the provisions under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 and Rules, 1945 in the state of SIKKIM .The said ACT was enforced in the State during the year 1985.

The Cell is also responsible for the enforcement of the enforcement of the Sikkim .Anti Drugs Act, 2006 and Rules, 2007 which includes organistion of various awareness camps in the State regaardind the drug abuse and also the legal aspect of the Act. The following are the activities, staff pattern and the achievevment of the Cell since the implementation of the State.

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Shri. Ganga Prasad
Governor of Sikkim

From the Drug Controller's Desk


The Drugs Cell of the State was created in the year 1986 with the extension and enforcement of Drugs and Cosmetics Act,1940 and Rules,1945. Its job is to implement the provisions of the said Act and Rules as amended from time to time.

The main function is to grant and renew license for retail and wholesale trade of medicines including Homeopathic medicines and to grant and renew licenses for manufacturing of drugs and cosmetics, to check the standard of medicines by taking random samples from the manufacturing premises, markets and sending them for analysis to the notified drugs testing laboratories, to initiate action against spurious, adulterated, misbranded and not of standard quality drugs etc.

Total License Holders

  • Retail Drug License (Pharmacy)

    Total - 29


  • Whole Sale License

    Total -0


  • Drug Manufacturer

    Total - 3


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The Drugs Cell of the State was created