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6,300 Janaushadhi Kendras operating during Lock Down

The Government of India is currently making sure that there are enough medicines available at Pradhan Mantri Janaushadhi Kendras. Highlights There are more than 6,300 Pradhan Mantri Janaushadhi Kendras in the country working to ensure affordable medicines. GoI is making sure affordable medicines are available in these kendras. The warehouses are to operate 24/7 to ..

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March 7: Jan Aushadhi Diwas

On January 7, 2020, Jan Aushadi Diwas is to be celebrated. The day is being celebrated to commemorate the achievements of Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadi Pariyojana. PM Modi is to interact with seven Pradhan Mantri Janaushadhi Pariyojana Kendras as a part of celebration of the day. Highlights The Prime Minister is to interact with seven ..

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India-US MoU on Mental Health: Indian Traditional Therapies to be exchanged for US Generic Drugs

During the US President Donald Trump visit to India, the countries signed agreements in the field of energy, oil, defence and health. India and US signed the agreement on mental health to enable India to treat mental health issues. Highlights The Agreement facilitates greater access of traditional drugs and therapies of India to the US ..

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5,322 Janaushadhi centres across India

As many as 5,322 Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) Kendras were functional across different parts of the Country. Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana is an initiative of the government to provide quality Medicines at Affordable Prices for All. The initiative aims to provide quality medicines at affordable ..

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Decline in FDI Inflow

For the first time in the last six years, the foreign direct investment (FDI) in India has declined. The FDI inflow declined by 1 per cent to $44.37 billion in 2018-19. Why there was a decline in FDI Inflow? The decline in the FDI inflow is attributed to: Stressed financial condition of the telecom sector. ..

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