Welcome to Tamil Nadu Drugs Control Department
Drugs Control Department, being statutory body, the organization performs a very important role in supporting healthcare service regulations and enhancing safety of our community.
As a statutory body for Drugs Control, the department distinguish the massive challenges posed by spurious /adulterated /not of standard quality drugs, selling drugs at excess pricing, misleading advertisements by some manufacturers and dealers.
It is right here in Drugs Control Department, where we are equipped to meet the challenges.
We monitor the quality, safety, efficacy and rational use of drugs at controlled prices,collection and supply of safe blood and blood components, scrutinizing the misleading advertisements to safeguard the interests of the unwary people.
We draw samples of Drugs &Cosmetics for the purpose of test or analysis to ascertain its quality, purity and safety.We have a well equipped statutory laboratory,to undertake the analysis.
We have a dedicated work force that is known for their skill, knowledge, and professional integrity.
In parallel with this continuity in service, we also represent change.
We are totally committed in building healthy society, not only by making available quality medicare facilities at the door step of every citizen in the remotest corner of the State, but also by providing medical facilities of the highest order, keeping pace with rapid technological developments in the field of medicine.
Our Department provides preventive, curative and promotive care to all classes of the society.
The quality of drugs is beyond the understanding of common man. It’s the responsibility of the Department to ensure the availability of quality drugs to the public and the market is free from counterfeit, spurious and substandard drugs and drugs are sold at a price not higher than the retail price marked on the container.