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Health Minister Harsh Vardhan says Department of Expenditure has approved the creation of posts to inspect, audit and test the efficacy of medical devices.
Alert was issued on insulin pumps made by American medical equipment giant Medtronic. In India, the insulin pumps used are MiniMed 508 and MiniMed Paradigm series.
Several batches of polio vaccines by Bio-Med Pvt Ltd were found to be contaminated with traces of Type-2 virus, which were administered to 30 lakh children.
Plan is to hire these officers, who will exclusively regulate sale of medical devices such as coronary stents & hip implants, through a written exam conducted by UPSC.