MIDHANI Signs MoU With HAL
Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (MIDHANI), a Government of India Enterprise, under the administrative control of the Ministry of Defence, has been working in the area of bio-medical technology for development and manufacture of Titanium bio-implants, using advanced technologies as employed for aerospace applications. MIDHANI has successfully indigenized Pure Titanium, Titanium Alloys and Stainless Steels (316 LVM) for bio-medical use conforming to International standards.
MIDHANI is well positioned to produce high-quality bio-implants to global standards and specifications for the Indian Market. MIDHANI developed, manufactured and commercialized about 135 types of implants in more than 1060 variants. Additionally, MIDHANI has undertaken design, development and supply of various types of custom-made Shoulder Prosthesis, Hinged Knee Joints and Total Femur Prosthesis - being extensively used in cases of malignancy, saving many patients from limb amputation. These bio-implants and prostheses have been developed on a need basis by interaction with leading Orthopaedic and Surgical Oncologists.
These products have been well received in the Medical Industry and appreciated by leading Hospitals and Doctors, for its workmanship, quality, mechanical properties and for affordable pricing. It is estimated that the annual worth of the Indian Industry is more than Rs 250 Crores today. MIDHANI products are being used by prominent hospitals, like Cancer Institute, Chennai, Apollo Hospital, Hyd, Kamineni Hospital, Hyd, Osmania General Hospital, Hyd, Gandhi Hospital, Hyd, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, BiRRD Hospital, Tirupati, etc.
The Union Health Ministry had brought Medical Devices under the purview of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act with an objective to prevent inferior products coming into the market and to offer better Health Care. MIDHANI Bio Products are approved by Drug Control Authority (Drug license no 52/RR/AP/2009/MD/R,Dt 08/12/2009 valid till 07-Dec-2019) for Bio-Implants & Prostheses from Drug Administration Dept, A.P. MIDHANI has supplied around Rs 6 Cr worth implants and 650 Nos of prostheses.
Currently, under the CSR activity, MIDHANI is supplying Artificial Limbs/Prosthesis to weaker sections and patients suffering from Bone Cancer. MIDHANI has the capacity and can meet the requirement for the critical orthopedic implant requirements of the Country.
Hindustan Antibiotics Ltd (HAL} is the first pharmaceutical company set-up by Govt. of India in 1954 for manufacturing Antibiotics. HAL started its manufacturing activity with bulk drug Penicillin antibiotic and subsequently added various antibiotics in its range of Production like Streptomycin, Gentamycin, Ampicilin etc. Besides bulk drug manufacturing Dry Powder injectibles and intravenous Fluids (IVF) facilities are constructed in line with requirements of WHO-GMP compliance. HAL, as a Govt. Organization, can act as a balancer in the prices of medicines in the Indian market and help Govt. Institutions and the common man in general, to get quality products at affordable prices. HAL is having Pan India network for distribution of formulations and is also associated with numerous Government Depts. and Hospitals.
The MoU being signed today will synergize Quality manufacturing of MIDHANI's Bio medical Implants and the Pan India Distribution Network. of HAL. It will compliment the Strengths of both the Organizations and benefit users of Bio Medical products in India.