Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Kendras have registered a record sale of Rs 484 crore in the current financial year. The sales were recorded at the 7,064 Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Kendras across all districts of the country selling quality generic medicines.
Chemicals and Fertilisers Minister Sadananda Gowda said that this is 60 per cent higher than the corresponding figures of the previous financial year and it has led to savings of approximately three thousand crore rupees to the citizens of this country. He said, in 2019-2020, the Government grant for the Jan Aushadi Kendras was around Rs 35 crore while savings to citizens were Rs 2,600 Crore.
The Minister also said, more than 10 Crore Jan Aushadhi Suvidha sanitary pads have been sold till date at one rupee each. He said that the tender for 30 Crore Jan Aushadhi Suvidha sanitary pads has also been finalized.
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