Shubhra Singh is new chief of NPPAJanuary 14, 2019
The Union government has appointed Shubhra Singh as Chairman the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) with immediate effect.
NPPA regulates drug pricing in India. Shubhra Singh, a Rajasthan cadre 1989 batch IAS officer, was posted in Delhi as the principal chief resident commissioner of Rajasthan government.
The incumbent chairman of the apex drug pricing authority, RK Rakesh Kumar Vats, 1986 batch West Bengal cadre IAS officer, will take charge as additional secretary and financial advisor in the ministry of health and family welfare.