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Expected trends in the pharma sector in India?

government, private players, Market size

different aspects/types of Pharma? bioPharma etc?

Sec Research sources:-

Market research consulting sites -RNCOS Reports,Department of Industrial Policy

and Promotion

PWC report:
The Indian pharma industry is on a good growth path and is likely to be in the top
10 global
markets by value by 2020. High burden of disease, good economic growth leading
to higher
disposable incomes, improvements in healthcare infrastructure and improved
financing are driving growth in the domestic market.
Pharma companies are growing both organically and inorganically. Inorganic
is happening through licensing and partnerships as high valuation of assets is
acquisitions difficult. Further, companies are organically improving their
operations and

productivity by increasing field force sizes, penetrating in Tier II and III cities and
expanding their product portfolios.
Indian pharma companies have also capitalised on export opportunities in
regulated and
semi-regulated markets by growing at a CAGR of 21.5%4
over from 2005 to 2011 and will
continue to grow in these markets.
Other trends like increase in coverage of health insurance, advancement in medical
technology and penetration of mobile health services will give further impetus to
the growth
of the Indian pharma industry.
The government of India is also considering a proposal to increase public
expenditure on
drugs from 0.1% of GDP to 0.5% of GDP5
and provide free essential medicines to all. Further
reforms are required in the insurance sector to include coverage of outpatient
expenses and
drug-related expenditure.
The Indian pharma industry has been facing several regulatory challenges like
direct investment (FDI) policy, pricing policy, patent protection, regulatory
approvals and
compulsory licensing, which require careful consideration by the companies as
they think

through suitable strategies in their pursuit of growth.

Factors for upward trend in Pharms
Healthcare insurance
Medical technology
GOvt of India Schemes

increase in the foreign direct investment (FDI) limit for insurance sector to 49 per
cent is expected to both help the patients and the pharmaceutical industry in India
mHealth: 913 million mobile subscribers in India as per the estimates of Telecom
Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) for August 2012 ().India has nearly 900
million mobile phone connections and the reach achieved by wireless
technology can be harnessed to provide better healthcare. India's
telemedicine market will touch $250 billion by 2020(business insider)

- Improving awareness
Enhancing compliance
Performing authentication
Telemedicine :Huge potential. Rural population uses a measly 15% of the
total healthcare resources available to the entire Indian
population(business insider). Broadband and 3G data services can
propel use of telemedicine in Remote Indian rural areas (). 15 Model Rural
Health Research to be setup 12 Plan Period (Press Information Bureau India )

Gartner Says Health Care Providers In India To Spend $1.08

Billion on IT In 2014 (Bringing IT to effectively manage
Hospitals etc , Hospital information systems, picture archiving and communications systems,
electronic health records and mobile technologies will be high on hospitals agenda. )

India's competitive advantage also lies in the increased success rate of Indian companies in getting
Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) approvals. India also offers vast opportunities in R&D as well
as medical tourism(US$ 1 billion per annum, growing at around 18 per cent and is expected to touch US$
2 billion by 2015) (

vast opportunities for investment in healthcare infrastructure in both urban and rural India. About 1.8
million beds are required by the end of 2025. Additionally, 1.54 million doctors and 2.4 million nurses are
required to meet the growing demand. (ibef)

The private sector has emerged as a vibrant force in India's healthcare industry, by the Department of
Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), hospital and diagnostic centres attracted foreign direct investment
(FDI) worth Rs 11,272.32 crore (US$ 1.87 billion) between April 2000 and February 2014. (ibef)

India being a country with a growing population, its per capita healthcare expenditure has increased at a
CAGR of 10.3 per cent from US$ 43.1 in 2008 to US$ 57.9 in 2011, and going forward it is expected to
reach US$ 88.7 by 2015(ibef)

healthcare sector in India is expected to grow at a CAGR of 15 per cent to touch US$ 158.2 billion in 2017
from US$ 78.6 billion in 2012, according to a report by Equentis Capital. (ibef)
The Government of India aims to develop India as a global healthcare hub. It has created the National
Health Mission (NHM) for providing effective healthcare to both the urban and rural population(

But in budget speech, Jaitley did not mention anything about National Rural Health Mission (NRHM)
FM failed to increase GDP allocation on healthcare, which a lot of experts were demanding before
the budget session. This year the budget allocation to the health and family welfare sector is Rs
224.12 billion which is less than what the UPA government had allocated (Rs 373 billion)
In his maiden budget speech, Jaitley said the government has also decided to set up 15 model rural
health research centres in states for better health care facilities in rural India

Healthcare sector growth trend

By 2017, the healthcare industry size is expected to touch US$ 160 billion (

Mobile services mkt in India to be $19.2bn in 2014: Gartner

Import and Export of medicines (to say third world countries) : According to estimates, close to two-third

of the Indian pharma exports are being carried out though the seaports and the addition of
these ports in the authorised list is expected to create an encouraging environment for the
pharma exports from India. The total pharma exports from India stood at Rs 90,000 crore for
2013-14 (
Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council (Pharmexcil), set up by
the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, has recently recommended two new ports
Krishnapatnam in Andhra Pradesh and Kattupalli in Tamil Nadu for export and import of
drugs. The export promotion body has already requested the Ministry of Commerce and
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare apart from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI)
to notify these ports for import and export of drugs under the Drugs & Cosmetics Act.
Indian and US companies generic companies have come together and announced the launch
of Coalition for Affordable Care in Washington recently to provide the affordable healthcare
products from the Indian industry is expected to provide a practical solution for access to
healthcare to its population as well as third world countries population.US will provide tech
and india low cost medicine ( ( so setting up of ports by govt great

Compare the points with overall budget.

Overall Trends
Rural and Urban

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