Shamkris Group

Ayush Standard Mark License

What is Ayush Standard Mark?

Quality Council of India has been engaged for voluntary certification of the quality of Ayurveda Siddha Unani (ASU) products. Through this scheme, drug manufacturers are awarded the quality seal to the products on the basis of the third-party evaluation of the quality, subject to fulfillment of the regulatory requirements.

AYUSH Standard and AYUSH Premium Marks are awarded for products moving in the domestic and international markets respectively. 146 ASU products are reported to have been awarded AYUSH Premium Mark and 97 products AYUSH Standard Mark.

The Scheme is based on criteria for certification. It has two levels:
a. Ayush Standard Mark which is based on compliance with domestic regulatory requirements

b. Ayush Premium Mark which is based on GMP requirements based on WHO Guidelines and product requirements with the flexibility to certify against any overseas regulation provided these are stricter than the former criteria.

Why this License is Required?

To conduct a medicine business under the purview of the Drug & Cosmetic act 1940 all forms of drug business like allopathic, homeopathic, ayurvedic, herbal, or Unani drugs are protected. An individual must obtain a license from the Ministry of AYUSH to start the manufacturing of Ayurvedic medicines.

Who can get a Ayush Standard Mark License

Ayurvedic Products

Herbal products

Drug Products


Document Required for Ayush Standard Mark License

Role of Shamkris and Process of Ayush Standard Mark License

Shamkris adopts a results-oriented approach to compliance with mandatory licence requirements in the organization. A simple and guidance methodology help organisation to achieve licence in a timely manner and cost-effective. Shamkris support 100% in advisory, Guidance, Compliance with respect to license requirements to obtain approval.

The License process described below:

Advisory for the document required

Preparation of documents as per application & list of documents.

Application File

Inspection by the department if required

Liason department

License issued

Yearly Compliance if Applicable

Renewal when due

Who can issue the Ayush Standard Mark?


Ayush relates to manufacturing of herds and other products which are utilized for Industrial purposes.

The government department regulates the manufacturing of Ayush. The ministry of Ayush carries of the regulation of Ayush in India. This ministry was considered as the Department of Indian System of Medicine and Homeopathy.

The ayush manufacturing license is utilised for manufacturing of medicines and products which come under the purview of Ayush category. However, the manufacturer has to set up his own plant for the process of manufacturing.