19 Dec :Government has decided to open “jan aushadhi” generic drug stores in the country depending upon the financial assistance and other support offered by respective State Governments. The first District Generic Store in the name of “jan aushadhi” has been opened at Civil Hospital, Amritsar(Punjab) on 25.11.08.
The list of medicines is finalized in consultation with State Governments. Bureau of Pharma Central Public Sector Undertakings has been asked to ensure availability of medicines at all “jan aushadhi” generic drug stores keeping in view the requirement of each state.
This information was given by Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers Shri B. K. Handique in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.