Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP)

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Central Warehouse of Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana has been set up at Bilaspur, Gurugram.

About PMBJP:

Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana’ is a campaign launched by the Department of Pharmaceuticals, Govt. Of India.
*It gives quality medicine at reasonable costs to the majority through special kendra's known as Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Kendra.
*Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Kendra (PMBJK) have been set up to provide generic drugs, which are accessible at lesser costs yet are proportionate in quality and viability as costly marked medications.
*Digital Cash Management System for Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP), to be implemented as a partnership between BPPI and Bank of Baroda.
*BPPI (Bureau of Pharma Public Sector Undertakings of India) has been established under the Department of Pharmaceuticals, Govt. of India for supply and marketing of generic drugs through Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Kendra.
*Generic medicines are unbranded medicines which are equally safe and having the same efficacy as that of branded medicines in terms of their therapeutic value. The prices of generic medicines are much cheaper than their branded equivalent.



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