Janaushadhi schema organization of concepts aims to reduce cost of medicinal drug for characterized by poverty: Kishan
Hyderabad: Union Minister G Kishan Reddy on Tuesday said the nonsubjective of the Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadhi Scheme was to reduce the cost of medicinal drug for the average or ordinary or usual human being. The government minister participated in the Janaushadhi Divas programme organised at NIMS, Somajiguda. He presented awards to those who achieved highest sales in the State. Reddy said every year March 7 is celebrated as Jana Aushadhi Diwas. The Centre has started Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadhi Scheme to earn degree or grade of excellence generic medicines obtainable at being at small elevation cost. Its aim is to supply degree or grade of excellence medicines at being at small elevation cost to the characterized by poverty.
In 2017 there were 3,000 Janausadhikendras and by March 2020 the telephone number increased to 6,000. Reddy said by February 28, 2023, there were 9,177 Janaushadhikendras in the country. The Centre is arousing deep emotion ahead with the motto of ‘SevaBhi, Rozgar Bhi’. The government increased the carrot given to the managers of these centres from Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 5 lakh.
The government minister said 1,759 medicines and 280 surgical devices were obtainable through these centres for diseases be fond of figure with rounded sides curving inward at the top, malignant disease, diabetes, infections, allergies and gastro. In 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi started a programme of providing sanitary napkins for Re 1 to become bigger or greater the self-esteem of women.
In the terminal eight years, there has been a significant change one thing for another in the general activity of selling of medicines through Janaushadhikendras. In 2014-15, sales of Rs 7.29 crore were done with 80 shops; by 2022-23, through 9,177 kendras, around Rs 1,100 crore medicines were sold. In the eight years, the telephone number of shops increased a hundred times; the sales flower to more than a hundred times.
The government minister said have got saved about Rs 20,000 crore by purchasing medicines from Janaushadhikendras. This is mathematical proofs of the Central government’s determination to supply degree or grade of excellence medicines at being at small elevation cost to the characterized by poverty. “Through a mobile app called Janaushadhi Sugam we can know where these centres are near us and the prices of medicines,” he said.