The DAVA (Drug Authentication and Verification Application) project has won the 2015 eASIA Award under Trade Facilitation category by Asia Pacific Council for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (AFACT).
Launched on June 29, 2015, DAVA project, created an integrated platform for implementation of the track and trace system both for exports and domestic markets of drugs and pharmaceuticals.
- It aims to cover all the drugs manufactured in India.
- The project will provide simpler means to the consumer and regulatory agencies for establishing drug authentication and protect the India’s brand image in international trade.
Indian Pharmaceutical industry has about 250 large units and more than 8,000 small and medium scale units. In 2014-15, India’s pharmaceutical exports grew by 2.63% to USD 15.34 billion.
About e-ASIA Awards
The e-ASIA Awards are administrated by the Asia Pacific Council for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (AFACT). The event aims at promoting the achievement of AFACT member.
- Countries in the development of trade facilitation, electronic business policies and activities, and initiatives for bridging digital divide in the Asia Pacific Region.
- The purpose of the eASIA Awards is to recognize the significance and great effort made within AFACT community and to encourage exchange of best practices.
There are four categories of awards namely Trade Facilitation, Electronic Business in the Public Sector, Electronic Business in the Private Sector and Bridging Digital Divide.