GoI proposes 1000 more Jan Aushadhi stores

The stores will be opened on one single day

The stores will be opened on one single day

Government of India proposes to soon open 1000 more stores under the ‘Jan Aushadhi Scheme’ to make available quality generic medicines at affordable prices through these special outlets. Speaking at a function organised by the Indian Social Responsibility Network (ISRN) a facilitation network to build the corporate social responsibility (CSR) space in India, at New Delhi, the Union Minister of State, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers, Hansraj G Ahir said that these stores will be opened for the underprivileged who would be provided medicines at a price of 60-70 per cent less than the market price.

According to a PIB release, Ahir said that his ministry is working on opening 1000 stores under the ‘Jan Aushadhi Scheme’ on a single day. He said that the stores will be renamed, rebranded and will increasingly involve B Pharma and M Pharma qualified unemployed populace.

EP News BureauMumbai

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