Government caps price of 1032 medicines

PTI New Delhi | Updated on June 21, 2019 Published on June 21, 2019

The price of 1,032 essential medicines have been capped by the government to help provide the poor medicines at cheaper rates, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Friday.

Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilisers Mansukhlal Mandavia said the government is attempting to provide 700 medicines in Jan Aushadi Stores and a total of 20 truck loads of medicines are being supplied to such stores per day for providing medicines at cheaper rates to the poor.

He said Jan Aushadhi stores are opened with an aim of providing quality and affordable medicines to the poor.

Published on June 21, 2019
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