Global Services Conclave

Global Services Conclave 2021 – India Serves: Exploring Potential Growth Sectors Beyond IT/ITes

Global Services Conclave 2021
“India Serves: Exploring Potential Growth Sectors Beyond IT/ITes”
10.00 AM-4.30 PM, Tuesday, 9th November 2021
New Delhi, Delhi 110021

The service sector has invited considerable interest among policymakers for its larger contribution to global output, contributing almost more than three-fifths of global GDP and about half of the employment opportunities across the world.

India’s service sector is no exception to the global service composition as its share is over 60 per cent of the national output. India has emerged as a global hub for the supply of various services, and today India exports over $200 billion of services annually, which contribute to 7% of India’s GDP. Services account for 54 per cent of India’s Gross Value Added (GVA) and account for more than 40 per cent of India’s total global exports. Services exports lead directly to the employment of approximately 2.6 crores people in India while leading to indirect employment as well.

Despite the pandemic, the sector has shown immense resilience and services exports stood at $ 206 billion in 2020-21 showing a decline of only 3 per cent. Throughout the decade (2010 to 2021) the CAGR of the services sector has been 6%. Based on trends and present performance of the sector SEPC has projected a target of $250 bn for services exports in the FY 2021-22 and a target of US$ 1 trillion including IT and ITES by 2030 as suggested by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India.

In the above context, SEPC is organising its first Global Services Conclave on 9th Nov 2021 which will be an annual feature of SEPC henceforth.

The Conclave will focus on deliberations and discussions to create a roadmap to achieve the projected target. While there will be talks on key service sectors, the focus will be on capacity building, enhancing competitiveness, MSME support, creating jobs, policy recommendations and more.

Looking forward to your participation as our distinguished Sponsor for this prestigious event. Please find attached the presentation on Sponsorship.

For any collaborations, sponsorship enquiries, please reach out to:

Mr Vikrant Wadhera +91 9910316373
Email – Vikrant.wadhera@servicesepc.org

Register for the Program Here :

Sustainable Solutions – Startups

Flagship Annual International Knowledge Millenium Conference

#IKMC2021

Shaping Sustainability: Investing in Our Future IKP’s Flagship Annual International Knowledge Millennium Conference

Undoubtedly, and undeniably, sustainable development is the greatest challenge of our age. From climate change and environmental degradation, poverty and disease to an increasing material and resources footprint – the global society continues to face ecological problems old and new.

How can we power the shift to sustainable practices? Why is it important to account for the value of nature in our balance sheets?

With Shaping Sustainability: Investing in Our Future as its theme, IKMC2021, IKPs flagship annual International Knowledge Millennium Conference, will deliberate virtually on these issues with curated sessions led by thought leaders.

When ?

Oct 28th – 29th 2021

More info – https://ikmc2021.com/

Register – http://bit.ly/SHAPINGSUSTAINABILITY

#ikpknowledgepark#ikplifesciencespark#sustainabilitychallenge#sustainability #sustainabilitymatters#sustainabilitygoals #buinesssustaibaility ##sustainablesolutions#sustainalityconference

BA BE Centres Regn Process

CDSCO Announcement – BA BE Centres to apply online for Registration Process

CDSCO to move application process for registration of centers for BA/BE studies online from Oct 15 2021

CDSCO has released a notification recently on registration process for BA/ BE Centers.

The National Drug Regulator has switched the applications for registration of bioavailability/bioequivalence (BA/BE) studies from the industry, from physical to digital from the middle of this month – 15th Oct 2021. This is in line with the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation’s (CDSCO) efforts to implement an e-governance mechanism in the organisation.

The Drugs Controller General (India) Dr V G Somani, in a notice, said that the CDSCO, in collaboration with Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC), has developed a module for online processing of applications for registration of BA/BE study centres in accordance with New Drugs and Clinical Trial Rules, 2019.

The module is finalised and has been made functional, which can be accessed through the dedicated website of CDSCO. The drug regulatory also requested all concerned stakeholders to avail the facility and welcomed any comments or suggestions to help improve the module.

“Thereafter, the BA/BE centre registration applications processing will be online and physical applications may not be accepted after October 15, 2021, in this regard,” said the notice.

The move comes as CDSCO’s efforts to implement the e-governance mechanism with various online services launched through the Sugam portal on November 14, 2015.

On September 30, the CDSCO has said that the submission of applications on Post Approval Changes in bioavailability (BA)/bioequivalence (BE) study permission and import license for export purpose is functional on online system of Sugam portal, in order to streamline the regulatory submission procedure.

“The facility of offline submission of applications in hard copy or through e-mail may not be available after October 8, 2021, for processing,” said a notice, issued to all stakeholders, State and Union Territory Licensing Authorities and others.

The Sugam e-governance portal has been designed as a single window system for all the stakeholders to access the services provided by the portal, by implementing role based access control and actions. It has consolidated the entire drug regulatory framework at centre and provides a centralised dashboard for monitoring various regulatory clearances all over the country.

The portal is well integrated with the e-Nivesh that is the National portal to provide the project proponent/entrepreneur with all requisite information under one umbrella, which will reduce delays in various regulatory processes. SUGAM enables ease of business by providing the integrated workflow right from making an application for grant of permission/ license, online payment, online review process, query management and grant of permission/license online. Sugam portal internally builds the database of drugs & manufacturers and their current regulatory status (approved/ banned) in India, according to C-DAC, which created the portal.

Source : http://www.pharmabiz.com/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=143001&sid=1

CDSCO Notification

Download the Notification from CDSCO here

Good Clinical Practices Training

Awareness Programme For Training Institutions on Good
Clinical Practice Professional Certification Scheme (GCPPCS)

About CDSA

Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India launched CDSA on 28 September 2009 as an extramural unit of Translational Health Science & Technology Institute (THSTI). It was created to facilitate development of affordable healthcare products for public health diseases. Registered as a not-for profit research organization, it aims to develop an eco-system for training and learning and work with public sector institutions, and small and medium enterprises (SME) to translate innovative technologies into medical products for public good.

About GCPPCS

There is an ever-growing demand for trained and certified Good Clinical Practice (GCP) professionals in the clinical research arena both in academia and in industry. Setting up an uniform system to achieve the desired competence standard using internationally accepted best practice for ‘Assessment’ and ‘Certification’ is the key to addressing this unmet need.

To this end, a Certification Scheme for GCP professionals based on the International ‘Personnel Certification’ standard (ISO 17024:2012) has been developed by CDSA-THSTI.

The GCP professional certification scheme has  two aspects – a system of accreditation of Training Institutions to ensure standardised, high-quality GCP training and  GCP Professionals Certification (by Third-Party Certification) to promote certification of professionals both within the country and across the globe.

GCPPCS is owned by the Clinical Development Services Agency (CDSA)-Translational Health Science & Technology Institute (THSTI). THSTI is an autonomous institution under the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India. CDSA-THSTI as Scheme Owner,  has the Steering Committee, Technical Committee and Assessment Committee to draft, review and approve the relevant documents and  effective implementation of the Scheme.  These committees are comprised of multiple stakeholders for example subject and process experts with representatives from ministries, regulator, government agencies, industry, academia, accreditation body, certification body, training institutions and civil society organisations.

Upcoming Program on GCPPCS :

CDSA has successfully completed two webinars for creating awareness and generating interest amongst the Personnel Certification Bodies, Training Institutions and individual GCP professionals for the Good Clinical Practice Professional Certification Scheme (GCPPCS) on September 22 and October 6, 2021.

The next webinar, specifically designed for the Training Institutions, is scheduled for October 20, 2021 from 1400 hrs. Prof Y K Gupta would be delivering the Opening Remarks.

S.NO.DATESPEAKERTOPICRELATED MATERIALREGISTRATION LINK
1October 20,2021Prof. Debjani Roy
Dr. Harish Nadkarni Maheshwari
Dr. Sanish Davis
Dr. Sucheta Banerjee Kurundkar
Mr. S Krishnamurthy
Prof. Y.K Gupta
Awareness Programme For Training Institutions on GCPPCSProgram FlyerRegistration deadline: October 18, 2021

Registration Form

CDSA invites participation from Healthcare Services Sector to explore opportunities to be the Training Partners for this program. Attending this webinar will throw more light about the GCPPCS Program.

For further information, please contact us at gcppcs.cdsa@thsti.res.in 

प्रो. देबजानी रॉय/Prof. Debjani Roy
सदस्य सचिव और कार्यक्रम प्रबंधक, जीसीपीपीसीएस /Member Secretary & Program Manager, GCPPCS – Clinical Development Services Agency Translational Health Science & Technology Institute, 
Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India
NCR Biotech Science Cluster, 3rd Milestone, Gurgaon- Faridabad Expressway, Faridabad 121001
क्लिनिकल डेवलोपमेंट सर्विसेस एजेंसी, ट्रांसलेशनल हेल्थ साइंस एंड टेक्नोलॉजी इंस्टिट्यूट,
विज्ञान और प्रौद्योगिकी मंत्रालय, भारत सरकार
Tel: +91-41052296,
Email: debjaniroy.cdsa@thsti.res.ingcppcs.cdsa@thsti.res.in

OKRs Focus in Businesses

Webinar on OKRs – Growth Strategy for your Business Sep 17th 2021 – Friday – 3PM – 4PM

“Ideas are Easy. Execution is Everything” – John Doerr

How OKRs help 1000s of companies accelerate growth

O – Objectives
K – Key
R – Results

What is OKR ?

Objectives and Key Results (OKR) are a goal-setting framework that helps organizations define goals — or objectives — and then track the outcome.

OKR is a concept widely accepted in the digital landscape as well as offline market to inspire and motivate their employees. It answers the major questions like:

  • Where do I want to go?
  • How do I pace myself to see if I am getting there?

OKRs provide organizational focus to teams and help in drastically improving productivity.

Download a brief note on OKR to understand a little about the same :

Session Focus

How to introduce OKRs for your Organization?
– A Case Study Presentation

Target Audience

CXOs / Founders / Chief of Staff / Strategy Leaders

Program Agenda

Speaker Session – 40 minutes
Q & A – 20 minutes

Webinar Outcome

  • What are OKRs ?
  • Why are OKRs being adopted by CXOs globally?
  • A case study presentation – An OKRs implementation story

Registration

No Registration Fee but prior registration is a must.

Registered Participants shall get confirmation mail 2 days before the program.

Registration Link :

Contact Co-ordinate

D C Sriram
RVK Business Advisory Services P Ltd
Email – contact@virtualadvisor.in
WA – +91 9150061418

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Clarification on the Role of NABL in Enforcing Regulations

Announcement from NABL – National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories

Clarification on the Role of NABL in Enforcing Regulations

Accreditation is the independent evaluation of Conformity Assessment bodies against recognised normative documents like Standards, Regulations etc. to carry out specific activities to ensure their impartiality, consistency of operation and competence. Through the application of national and international Standards, Government, Procurers and Consumers can have confidence in the results of accredited Conformity Assessment Bodies.

Laboratories are accredited to the applicable international standards, ISO/IEC 17025 in case of testing and calibration laboratories, and ISO 15189 applicable to Medical Laboratories.

Laboratory Customers, Regulatory Authorities, Organizations and Schemes using peer assessment, Accreditation bodies, and others use these documents in confirming or recognizing the competence of laboratories.

The results from Accredited Laboratories are used extensively by regulators for the public benefit in the provision of services that promote an unpolluted environment, safe food, clean water, energy, health and social care services.

Many Government Agencies have recognised the importance of credible accreditation schemes that are developed against internationally recognised standards.

NABL Accreditation is increasingly being used by Regulators and Government to ascertain the Quality of Products. Accredited CABs can objectively state conformance of product or service to specified requirements.

NABL is a Voluntary Accreditation body and has no Regulatory powers. Checking of compliance to the regulatory requirements falls under the purview of respective/applicable Regulator.

In all cases, it is the responsibility of Laboratory to abide by the National & State Statutory requirements, Acts, Ordnance, Rules, Regulations, Legal orders, Court Decisions/ Orders issued by the Government, Statutory Bodies, Courts as applicable and in force from time to time.

Download the announceement from here

Source : https://nabl-india.org/

The above announcement from NABL clarifies its role as Accreditation body to various stakeholders at market place. Regulators , Governments normally rely on Accreditation Bodies for Conformity Assessment procedures. Accreditation bodies are not Regulators and can’t step into shoes of Regulators. This confusion is often seen at market place where Accreditation bodies and Regulators Roles are understood wrongly , get mixed up often. Frequent communication from Apex bodies , Accreditation bodies clarifying the role of ABs, CBs etc throws so much clarity to the industry, stakeholders too. Markets still mix up Accreditations and Certifications. Lot of confusion prevails between Voluntary Recognition Programs and Mandatory Recognition Programs. FAQs list is very long and apex bodies can release communication often on all the FAQs.

Improving Global Competitiveness of Indian businesses is the key focus of Govt of India and businesses need to show compliance to various Conformity Assessment Procedures of Importing Countries. Understanding all these matter as most of these protocols are International Protocols too.

Country is witnessing lot of FDI and many new global businesses are setting up shop in India. International businesses need clarity and clear communication on conformity assessment too as Technical Regulations are linked to International Accounting Standards as well.

Hospital Management Information System (HMIS)

Indian Railways rolls out Hospital Management Information System (HMIS)

Indian Railways rolls out Hospital Management Information System (HMIS) over 156 Health facilities across Indian Railways !

Reading this PIB announcement today.

This announcement has triggered the interest of many and has seen conversations floating around the same .Seen “Appreciations” and also “WATCH OUT Govt Healthcare Initiatives” kind of statements.

Govts, when decide to take control of Healthcare delivery & make right investments, will throw real stiff competition to Pvt Healthcare. Country requires this balancing act in managing communities health.

Govts have not invested into creating Quality Healthcare Infra for decades and pandemic has shown the gaps to communities about the flaws in both Govt and Pvt Hcare Infra in the country.

All 3 As – pillars of Healthcare Delivery, came down crashing or crumbled.

Its hightime Govt Hcare institutions embrace digital healthcare by making right investments to improve Patient experience.

HIS or HIMS has been there in pvt healthcare for more than 2 decades and has not really taken off in a big way.Industry has seen very average utilization rates of around 30% or even less. Reasons for low utilization rates are too many but the key factor is lack of #Upskilling of Health Workers which is critical to make technology usage becomes a culture in any organisation.

Healthcare businesses have to focus in bringing alignment between People & Technologies to streamline their Processes, through massive people upskilling initiatives.

Railways investing into HMIS is a good move. What is needed is strengthening basic IT infra in all hospitals, providing hardware to people (which often doesn’t happen) and massive on the job training for the next 3-4 years to make this initiative very successful. Identifying Change Agents to lead and drive this Change internally is also very important.

User acceptance for digital health was also not there all these years and now users will accept hybrid forms of delivery in many businesses, healthcare being no exception.

With NDHM rollout on the cards, seamless integration of all these tech initiatives into NDHM’S platform become critical.

Railways have created their own HMIS platform.

Read the announcement below from PIB for more information.

TiE Mumbai’s Healthcare Summit

IIMPACT 2021 – 16th & 17th September 2021

TiE Mumbai’s Healthcare Summit IIMPACT 2021

GLOBALLY, HEALTHCARE & HEALTHTECH has been amongst the top 5 sectors to scale successfully to unicorn status 

Healthcare companies globally have cumulatively raised over USD 10 Bn over the last decade. They represent a vast variety of companies – from regenerative medicine, drug development, online physician service, appointment booking, health insurance, wellness apps, amongst others. Healthcare superstars have emerged from pretty much across the globe such as US, China, UK, Germany, Israel, France and South Korea. 

Simultaneously, the start-up landscape in India has matured significantly as well. Several Indian start-ups across sectors have managed to scale successfully, with more start-ups joining the vaulted Unicorn club in 2020 alone. 

Indian healthcare start-ups, have now started to see the scale of success, it, has been a great year for Indian healthtech, with Pharmeasy -becoming India’s first healthtech unicorn, and Krsnaa Diagnostics – a teleradiology player, getting a successful IPO 

What does it take to build scalable healthcare innovation in India ?

 IIMPACT Health 2021 looks at this question closely by curating the best minds in global healthcare. 

We look at the core issue healthtech start-ups face – scaling successfully – and bring together Thought Leaders, VCs, successful Indian and global healthcare & healthtech entrepreneurs, to decode what it takes to build a large, successful, healthcare company in India 

To understand opportunities in Healthcare, IIMPACT 2021 is an event you cannot afford to miss!

Event Details:

Date: 16th – 17th Sept 2021

Time: 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM IST

Mode: Online (zoom)

Source –

https://hub.tie.org/e/global-shift-disruptions–age-of-unicorns–scaling-healthcare-innovation-in-india

CAHOTECH2021

6th Annual Health Technology Conference from CAHO ! Connecting Healthcare & Technology

About CAHOTECH

CAHOTECH offers a unique platform for healthcare providers to learn about disruptive technological advancements and futuristic trends. The event focuses on scalable technology solutions to make modern healthcare accessible, available, efficient and affordable to all. 

Over the years, CAHOTECH has connected hundreds of technology companies to thousands of healthcare organizations, introduced our healthcare partners to newer methods and technology to improve their quality and efficiency of care, and highlighted the best practices in making such purchases – ensuring that there is information sharing among consumers of healthcare technology in a fast-evolving market that is hard to keep track of.

Since 2020, the pandemic has transformed the event into a virtual event. We believe that such a transformation, though with its own flaws, also allows more people to attend the sessions with convenience and comfort. We are also able to get a larger base of speakers and ideas and this transformation into a virtual event is turning out to be a blessing in disguise.

2021 Edition

CAHOTECH 2021 is a 5 days virtual event, starting with the PitchFest and Hospital Innovations Showcase on 13th and 14th August respectively. The 3 days main conference sessions (brochure enclosed) will be from 3 pm to 7 pm on the following themes:

19th August: Scaling Technology Adoption

20th August: Digital Transformation in Healthcare

21st August: Interconnected Healthcare Ecosystem

Event Update at a glance :

Program Agenda

Download the full program agenda from here

Registration Details :

For delegate registration, here is the link to register –

https://www.caho.in/cahotech2021/

Already Registered Delegates Access to Conference :

CAHOTECH Conference Platform :
Delegate Access Link –
https://CAHOTECH-2021.hubilo.com/community
Please login with your registered email id.

For any login related queries, you may contact
Ms. Anitha Sudhakar @ +91 – 7904146046
Ms. Preetha Thangarajan @ +91- 7010549358

CAHOTECH Conference Platform :

Sponsors/ Exhibitors/ Partners Access Link –
https://CAHOTECH-2021.hubilo.com/community
Have to login with email ids registered with us.

For any virtual booth related queries, contact –

Mr. Prakash Sati @ 8130770805
Ms. Revathi @ 7428892074

For all latest updates about daily programs, speaker profiles, sessions etc, visit –

https://cahotech.com/day-1-scaling-technology-adoption/

https://cahotech.com/day-2-digital-transformation-in-healthcare/

https://cahotech.com/day-3-interconnected-healthcare-ecosystem/

DO REGISTER TODAY & JOIN US !

Parakh – Unified Laboratory Network

Launched by DPIIT, Ministry of Commerce, Govt of India – National Network of Laboratories Infrastructure

What is #Parakh ?

#Parakh is a Government of India initiative for mapping of testing and laboratory infrastructure across the country on a unified network of testing laboratories. This is yet another significant step towards enhancing Ease of Doing Business. This portal incorporates all the accredited and recognised laboratories in the country on a Geographic Information System.

This is an interactive and user friendly system to find a Laboratories and Tests based on various parameters a user may require.

This program is a joint initiative of various boards, councils as mentioned below :

MSME
CSIR
DRDO
Textile Committee
NABL
Bureau of Indian Standards
FSSAI
Export Inspection Council, EIC India
APEDA

All types of Testing, Calibration Laboratories which are Recognised and Accredited are found in the portal.

This is an initiative which will benefit all citizens, user communities to have access to information related to various testing labs in the country that tests products or services.

Pandemic crisis has brought out this huge gap in the country’s lab infrastructure related information where no information was available about testing labs for PPEs, Ventilators, various other medical devices, Covid testing labs etc. All stakeholders were shunted from pillar to post hunting to testing labs information. Intense debates, discussions had taken place about lack of information about National Testing Labs Infrastructure. That’s how DPIIT has initiated the process to create the National Network of Laboratories which will immensely benefit not only domestic trade but International Trade as well.

Portal currently has a list of :

  • 6581 laboratories offering testing services related to
    • 60558 products and services
    • following 367209 Test Methods

All Laboratories in the country are open to get their laboratories listed in the portal.

Source – https://parakh.ncog.gov.in/indexpage