Which state has launched ‘Niramaya’ scheme for distribution of free medicines?

Which state has launched ‘Niramaya’ scheme for distribution of free medicines?
[A]Odisha
[B]Karnataka
[C]Jharkhand
[D]Madhya Pradesh

Odisha
Under Niramaya Yojana, the Odisha government has recently introduced 50 vehicles equipped with Global Positioning System (GPS) to transport medicines to State-run hospitals in remote areas. The Niramaya Yojana, launched in May 2015, is a scheme under which 570 different medicines are being provided to patients free of cost visiting government hospitals.

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