10,000th Jan Aushadhi Center started in AIIMS Deoghar

10,000th Jan Aushadhi Center started in AIIMS Deoghar

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi today inaugurated the10,000th Jan Aushadhi Kendra at AIIMS, Deoghar. The Prime Minister also launched the program to increase the number of Jan Aushadhi Kendras in the country from 10,000 to 25,000. On this occasion, the Prime Minister also launched the Pradhan Mantri Mahila Kisan Drone Kendra. The Prime Minister interacted with beneficiaries of the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra via video conferencing.


Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilisers Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya has also joined the event from AIIMS, Deoghar, where the 10,000th  Jan Aushadhi Kendra has been dedicated to the Nation. Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya has also interacted with the beneficiaries. Dr. Mandaviya also visited Ramaldih Village in Deoghar to see first-hand drone demonstration of Iffco's Nano urea spray by a drone in the crop field.


Making healthcare affordable and easily accessible has been the cornerstone of the Prime Minister’s vision for a healthy India. One of the major initiatives in this direction has been the establishment of Jan Aushadhi Kendra to make medicines available at affordable price.


Under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the Government of India decided to allow 2000 Primary Agricultural Credit Societies (PACS) to open Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Kendras across the country. Keeping up the promise of reaching out to every corner of the Nation, Janaushadhi Kendras at PACS (Primary Agricultural Credit Societies) as well as individual Jan Aushadhi Kendra were also inaugurated at the following four locations: –


During the interactive session via video conferencing, Prime Minister had one-to-one interaction with two beneficiaries of Jan Aushadhi namely Ms. Ruchi Kumari, Jan Aushadhi Kendra owner and Mr. Sona Chand Mishra, customer of Jan Aushadhi Kendra. Both beneficiaries shared their views and benefits especially savings of the general public on Jan Aushadhi medicines.







Pavita Jones