Jan Aushadhi Bal Mitra Programme

Jan Aushadhi Bal Mitra programme was held across the country at 75 locations on the 3rd Day of Jan Aushadhi Diwas week-long celebrations.


  • This programme was organized to engage children as Bal Mitras with the Jan Aushadhi scheme to educate them about the benefits of the Pariyojana, savings, Jan Aushadhi Seva Bhi Rozgar Bhi, the price difference between Jan Aushadhi medicines and branded medicines, etc.

What other events were organized?

To engage Bal Mitra’s with Jan Aushadhi, an online quiz was conducted by the Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices Bureau of India (PMBI) on Jan Aushadhi. This quiz was conducted through the MyGov platform and a prize of Rs. 200/- coupon each to 100 Bal Mitras was awarded.

PMBI also organized the release of balloons and sky lanterns at 75 locations, across the nation with the aim of spreading the message of the Jan Aushadhi.

About Pradhan Mantri Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP)

The Department of Pharmaceuticals launched the PMBJP with the aim of providing quality generic medicine at affordable prices to all the citizens of the country.

Under this scheme, Jan Aushadhi Kendras have been opened to provide generic medicines at affordable prices to all the citizens especially the deprived ones and the poor. Awareness is also created regarding generic medicines and their quality through publicity and education. Another important aim of this scheme is to generate employment.

About Jan Aushadhi Sugam Mobile Application

This mobile application was launched in 2019 to locate nearby Jan Aushadhi Kendras via Google Maps, learn about the Jan Aushadhi generic medicines and price comparison with the branded medicines, etc.




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