Jan Aushadhi Sugam App launched: Essential Medicines home delivered by “Swasth Ke Sipahi”
The Pharmacists of the Pradhan Mantri Janaushadhi Kendra established under the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJAP) are delivering essential medicines at the doorsteps of elderly and other patients.
The PMBJAP that was launched with the intention of providing affordable medicines to the citizens of the country is now helping GoI to maintain social distancing. The Kendras (pharmacies where of the initiative) of the initiatives are run by Bureau of Pharma PSU (Public Sector Unit) of India (BPPI). There are more than 6,300 PMJAKs that are spread in 726 districts.
Jan Aushadhi Sugam App launched
The application is a SAP based software that can be downloaded from Google play. The application is to be used to locate the nearest Pradhan Mantri Janaushadhi Kendra. The app also provides availability of the medicines along with their prices. Currently there are two warehouses in Chennai and Gurugram and 50 distributors are working towards the initiative.
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