DTAB-DCC Division

This division deals with organizing and convening meetings of ‘Drugs Technical Advisory
Board (DTAB)’ and ‘Drugs Consultative Committee (DCC)’. The recommendations of
DTAB and DCC on the matters rose out of administration of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act
and Rules thereunder shall be done by amending the relevant particulars of the Drugs and
Cosmetics Act and Rules thereunder.

1. Co-ordinate the DTAB meetings under the Chairmanship of Director General of Health
Services (DGHS) to advise the Central Government and the State Governments on
technical matters arising out of the administration of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940
and to carry out the other functions assigned to it by this Act.
2. Co-ordinate the DCC meetings under the Chairmanship of Drugs Controller General
(India) to advise the Central Government, the State Governments and DTAB on any other
matter tending to secure uniformity throughout India in the administration of the Drugs
and Cosmetics Act, 1940.
3. Initiate the amendments in the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945 as per the
recommendations of DTAB and co-ordinate with Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
(MOHFW) for draft and final Gazette Notifications.
4. Examination, compilation and consideration of comments/suggestions/objections
received with respect to draft Gazette Notifications / Public Notices / Circulars etc.
5. Co-ordinate the constitution of sub-committees recommended in DTAB and DCC
meetings and further follow-up for their reports.
6. Co-ordinate the stake holders meetings with respect to amendments of Drugs and
Cosmetics Rules, as per recommendations from MOHFW whenever required.
7. Prepare minutes of DTAB and DCC meetings and upload on CDSCO website for
stakeholders/public reference.
8. Processing of representations/RTIs/Public Grievances with respect to Drugs and
Cosmetics Act and Rules thereunder

BY-LAWS OF THE DTAB:
1. The Chairman of the Board shall fix the date, time and place of every meeting of the
Board, provided that the Board shall meet at least once every calendar year.
2. The Chairman of the Board shall, when present, preside all the meetings of the Board. If
the Chairman is not present in any meeting, the members present shall select from
amongst themselves a person to preside as Chairman at such meeting.
3. Seven member of the Board present in person shall constitute a quorum.
4. (i) Not less than 35 clear days’ notice of every meeting shall be given to each member of
the Board, provided that the Chairman:-
(a) may call, after giving not less than 15 clear days’ notice to the members of the
Board, a special meeting at any time to deal with any urgent matter requiring the
attention of the Board;
(b) shall call, after giving not less than 15 clear days’ notice to the members of the
Board, a special meeting within one month of the receipts of a requisition in
writing signed by not less than seven members and stating the purpose, being a
purpose within the scope of the Board’s functions for which they desire the
meeting to be called.
(ii) The notices shall be dispatched to the latest address given to the Secretary by the
members of the Board.
5. Any member desirous of moving any resolution at a meeting of the Board shall give
notice, thereof in writing to the Secretary not less than 15 days before the date of such
meeting, provided that in the case of a special meeting the notice will not be less than 5
days.
6. Each member of the Board shall have one vote, and if there shall be an equality of votes
on any question to be decided, the Chairman shall have a second or casting vote.
7. Any business, which it may be necessary for the Board to discuss and decide except such
as the Chairman may direct to be transacted by circulation among all members of the
Board shall be placed at a meeting of the Board. If three or more members express, in
writing, a desire that any particular subject shall be discussed at a meeting instead of
being decided by circulation it shall be placed before a meeting of the Board.
8. Any resolution or report which is circulated on the direction of the Board or by the
Chairman under Bye-Laws 7, and approved by a majority of the members signing shall be
as binding as a resolution voted in a meeting of the Board, provided that at least nine
members of the Board shall have recorded their views on the resolution in support.
9. Proceedings of each meeting, duly approved by the Chairman, shall be forwarded to the
members of the Board for their approval or comments within 35 days of the date on
which the meeting was held.
10. The quorum for a sub-committee appointed by the Board shall be determined at the time
of the appointment of the sub-committee and shall not be less than a majority of the
members appointed.
11. The Chairman and the Secretary of the Sub-committee shall be appointed by the Board at
the time of the appointment of the sub-committee.
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1 82nd DTAB held on 02.04.2019 2019-04-02 585 KB
2 81st DTAB held on 29.11.2018 2018-11-29 637 KB
3 80th DTAB held on 25.07.2018 2018-07-25 499 KB
4 79th DTAB held on 16.05.2018 2018-05-16 405 KB
5 78th DTAB held on 12.02.2018 2018-02-12 321 KB
6 77th DTAB held on 16.06.2017 2017-06-16 243 KB
7 76th DTAB held on 31.01.2017 2017-01-31 185 KB
8 75th DTAB held on 03.01.2017 2017-01-03 288 KB
9 74th DTAB held on 15.11.2016 2016-11-15 379 KB
10 73rd DTAB held on 01.08.2016 2016-08-01 261 KB
11 72nd DTAB held on 27.06.2016 2016-06-27 280 KB
12 71st DTAB held on 13.05.2016 2016-05-13 515 KB
13 70th DTAB held on 18.08.2015 2015-08-18 577 KB
14 69th DTAB held on 22.04.2015 2015-04-22 152 KB
15 68th DTAB held on 16.02.2015 2015-02-16 1978 KB
16 67th DTAB held on 01.04.2014 2014-04-01 56 KB
17 66th DTAB held on 16.01.2014 2014-01-16 93 KB
18 65th DTAB held on 25.11.2013 2013-11-25 171 KB
19 64th DTAB held on 19.07.2013 2013-07-19 99 KB
20 63rd DTAB held on 16.05.2013 2013-05-16 101 KB
21 62nd DTAB held on 30.01.2013 2013-01-30 50 KB
22 61st DTAB held on 24.07.2012 2012-07-24 109 KB
23 60th DTAB held on 10.10.2011 2011-10-10 230 KB
24 59th DTAB held on 24.06.2011 2011-06-24 87 KB
25 58th DTAB held on 09.11.2009 2009-11-09 154 KB
26 57th DTAB held on 23.02.2009 2009-02-23 446 KB
27 56th DTAB held on 16.01.2008 2008-01-16 390 KB
28 55th DTAB held on 06.07.2007 2007-07-06 430 KB
29 54th DTAB held on 02.08.2005 2005-08-02 659 KB
30 53rd DTAB held on 11.03.2004 2004-03-11 337 KB
31 52nd DTAB held on 10.04.2003 2003-04-10 178 KB
32 50th DTAB held on 21.06.2001 2001-06-21 230 KB
33 49th DTAB meeting 17.02.2000 2000-02-17 150 KB
34 48th DTAB held on 08.07.1999 1999-07-08 251 KB
35 47th DTAB held on 27.10.1998 1998-10-27 241 KB
36 46th DTAB held on 01.12.1997 1997-12-01 255 KB
37 45th DTAB held on 01.02.1996 1996-02-01 286 KB
38 44th DTAB held on 10.01.1994 1994-01-10 286 KB
39 43rd DTAB held on 29.03.1993 1993-03-29 252 KB
40 42nd DTAB held on 22.01.1992 1992-01-22 225 KB
41 41st DTAB held on 09.03.1990 1990-03-09 244 KB
42 40th DTAB held on 22.04.1988 1988-04-22 242 KB
43 39th DTAB held on 19.12.1984 1984-12-19 233 KB
44 38th DTAB held on 24.12.1982 1982-12-24 222 KB
45 37th DTAB held on 31.12.1981 1981-12-31 265 KB
46 36th DTAB held on 04.10.1980 1980-10-04 237 KB
47 18th DTAB held on 23.07.1957 1957-07-23 36463 KB
48 15th DTAB held on 19.10.1954 1954-10-19 8131 KB
49 13th DTAB held on 07.10.1952 & 08.10.1952 1952-10-07 22494 KB
50 12th DTAB held on 17.08.1951 & 18.08.1951 1951-08-18 14561 KB
51 11th DTAB held on 08.05.1950 & 09.05.1950 1950-03-08 12721 KB
52 7th DTAB held on 19.01.1948 & 20.01.1948 1948-01-19 24720 KB
53 6th DTAB held on 25.02.1947 1947-02-25 7485 KB
54 5th DTAB held on 29.10.1946 1946-10-29 7039 KB
55 4th DTAB held on 15.04.1946 & 16.04.1946 1946-04-15 12079 KB
56 3rd DTAB held on 23.01.1945 & 26.01.1945 1945-02-06 11995 KB
57 2nd DTAB held on 14.03.1944 1944-03-14 6205 KB
58 1st DTAB held on 02.11.1942 & 03.11.1942 1942-11-02 5432 KB
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1 55th DCC held on 31.01.2019 and 01.02.2019 2019-02-20 4482 KB
2 54th DCC held on 30th Jul, 2018 2018-07-30 355 KB
3 53rd DCC held on 9th Apr, 2018 2018-04-09 474 KB
4 52nd DCC held on 18th Sep, 2017 2017-09-18 347 KB
5 51st DCC held on 9th Jun, 2017 2017-06-09 240 KB
6 50th DCC held on 4th & 5th Nov, 2016 2016-11-04 511 KB
7 49th DCC held on 16th Oct, 2015 2015-10-16 381 KB
8 48th DCC held on 24th Jul, 2015 2015-07-24 1008 KB
9 47th DCC held on 30th & 31st Jul, 2014 2014-07-30 568 KB
10 46th DCC held on 12th & 13th Nov, 2013 2013-11-13 399 KB
11 45th DCC held on 4th & 5th Feb, 2013 2013-02-04 277 KB
12 44th DCC held on 20th Jul, 2012 2012-07-20 301 KB
13 43rd DCC held on 14th Nov, 2011 2011-11-14 244 KB
14 42nd DCC held on 15th Feb, 2011 2011-02-15 178 KB
15 41st DCC held on 28th Oct, 2010 2010-10-28 261 KB
16 40th DCC held on 29th Jun, 2009 2009-06-29 486 KB
17 39th DCC held on 10th Dec, 2008 2008-12-10 675 KB
18 38th DCC held on 4th Jun, 2007 2007-06-04 389 KB
19 37th DCC held on 18th & 19th Dec, 2006 2006-12-18 483 KB
20 36th DCC held on 23.06.2005 & 24.06.2005 2005-06-24 455 KB
21 35th DCC held on 29.04.2004 & 30.04.2004 2004-04-30 45626 KB
22 34th DCC held on 08.04.2002 & 09.04.2002 2002-04-09 23206 KB
23 33rd DCC held on 30.08.2000 & 31.08.2000 2000-08-31 21021 KB
24 32nd DCC held on 22.09.1998 & 23.09.1998 1998-09-23 22576 KB
25 31st DCC held on 21.08.1997 & 22.08.1997 1997-08-22 19535 KB
26 30th DCC held on 06.09.1995 & 07.09.1995 1995-09-07 24319 KB
27 29th DCC held on 06.01.1994 & 07.01.1994 1994-01-07 23476 KB
28 28th DCC held on 16.07.1992 & 17.07.1992 1992-07-17 16175 KB
29 27th DCC held on 31.01.1991 & 01.02.1991 1991-02-01 17389 KB
30 26th DCC held on 14.09.1989 & 15.09.1989 1989-09-15 21131 KB
31 25th DCC held on 10.09.1987 & 11.09.1987 1987-09-11 900 KB
32 24th DCC held on 08.01.1985 & 09.01.1985 1985-01-10 558 KB
33 23rd DCC held on 14.09.1982 & 15.09.1982 1982-09-15 616 KB
34 22nd DCC held on 09.07.1981 & 10.07.1981 1981-07-10 820 KB
35 21st DCC held on 08.11.1979 & 09.11.1979 1979-11-09 985 KB
36 20th DCC held on 04.07.1978 & 05.07.1978 1978-07-05 1562 KB
37 19th DCC held on 12.04.1976 & 13.04.1976 1976-04-13 1232 KB
38 18th DCC held on 06.02.1975 & 07.02.1975 1975-02-07 802 KB
39 17th DCC held on 24.01.1974 & 25.01.1974 1974-01-26 1099 KB
40 16th DCC held on 28.11.1972 & 29.11.1972 1972-11-29 1283 KB
41 15th DCC held on 09.03.1972 & 10.03.1972 1972-03-10 1017 KB
42 14th DCC held on 08.02.1971 & 09.02.1971 1971-02-09 758 KB
43 13th DCC held on 26.12.1969 & 27.12.1969 1969-12-26 1441 KB
44 12th DCC held on 19.09.1968 & 20.09.1968 1968-08-09 1718 KB
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