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Who has been appointed as a Drug Controller General of India?

[A]. Y. K. Gupta
[B]. Rajni Kaul
[C]. J.N. Mathur
[D]. VG Somani

Answer: Option D


The government appointed VG Somani as Drug Controller General of India (DCGI). DCGI heads the Indian drug regulatory body the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). His functions include ensuring the quality of drugs and cosmetics sold in the country, approval of new drugs and regulating clinical trials. Somani is currently Joint Drugs Controller of India.

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