U.P. Pharmaceutical Industry Policy 2018

Key Policy Objectives


  • Encourage cutting-edge pharmaceutical research, build world-class infrastructure and attract world’s best talent
  • Promote establishment of specialized Pharmaceutical Parks with best-inclass infrastructure and technology.
  • Promote creation of Intellectual Property (IP) in the sector
  • Promote Research & Development in the sector
  • Encourage the human resource development for readily employable manpower to pharmaceutical sectors.

Key policy highlights

  • Patent Filing Subsidy@ 100% of actual filing costs on domestic patents
    • @50% of actual filing costs on international patents
  • Quality Certification Subsidy @75% of cost incurred for ISO certification and 50% of cost incurred for BIS certification
  • Support for setting up R&D institutes @60% of annual interest on loan taken reimbursement
  • Support for Clinical Trials @ 75% of total expenditure reimbursement
  • Support for Contract / sponsored research @ 50% subsidy on eligible project cost to institutes situated within UP
  • SGST Reimbursement, Stamp duty exemption, Capital Interest Subsidy, Infrastructure Interest Subsidy, Industrial Research Subsidy, Electricity Duty & Mandi Fee exemption as per Incentives under UP IIEPP 2017
  • Pharma Park: Horizontal Pharma Park developed over min 10acres of land and Vertical Pharma Park developed over min 3 acres of land will be provided same incentives as provided to Private Industrial Parks under IIEPP 2017

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