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When the Pharmaceutical Laboratory of Indian Medicine (PLIM) was established and what are the functions?

Also called PLIM, Pharmaceutical Laboratory of Indian Medicine was established in 170 with an aim to monitor the quality of Ayurveda, Unani and Siddha medicines. The laboratory is a prominent body that helps in qualifying the standard of Ayurvedic medicines. The laboratory is made under the Drugs and Cosmetic Act, 1940 and is located in the CGO Complex at Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.

The laboratory was formed by the Central Government to examine the medicine samples referred from Drug Control authorities and other Government establishments. In addition to this, the central government has also established the Homoeopathy Pharmacopoeia Laboratory (HPL) to perform similar functions.   

Last updated on June 4th, 2021 at 06:07 pm