The present demand of drugs and pharmaceuticals has reachedbeyond the worth of Rs. 6000 millions.
Study made by Department of Drug Administration (DDA) showsthat the increment of drug consumption per year is about 27 percent.
At present the local pharmaceutical industries meet only about 14percent of national demand 86 percent of the medicines are stillimported from India and overseas countries.
There is every possibility of a number of pharmaceuticals toincrease in the days to come.
Hard gelatin capsule shell for manufacturing capsule dosage formhas been brought from abroad as none of the manufacturingindustries exist in Nepal.
Hard gelatin capsule shell manufacturing industry can be one of thebest options in the industrial sector.