In Tamil Nadu, ‘Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana’ is making healthcare affordable and encouraging ‘Ease of Living’. The scheme is providing quality generic medicines to the masses in the state at affordable prices through special outlets.
The implementation of Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadi Pariyojana is monitored by the steering committee comprising the secretary level officials of the Bureau of pharma PSUs of India. The vision of the project is to bring down the health care budget of every citizen of the country through providing quality generic medicines at affordable prices.
Sukumar a beneficiary of the scheme from Thanjavur said, buyung medicines from Janaushadi centres is economical for him.
Subramaniam who is diabetic buys his medicine under the scheme.
There are more than 3200 Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadi Kendras in the Country.