Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Kendra
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Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Kendra

The branded pills are accessible at higher prices which aren't affordable by lower or middle-class people on a daily basis, to provide quality-based medicines at fair prices with the same quality to the masses, this scheme came into action. It is a direct market intervention scheme launched by the Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Govt. of India, to make available quality generic medicines at affordable prices to all citizens. These stores have medicines which are available at lesser prices but are equivalent in quality and efficacy as expensive branded drugs.

This campaign is to make people aware that brand value has no correlation with quality or efficacy of the formulations and to encourage doctors to prescribe more of such generic medicines.

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The branded pills are accessible at higher prices which aren't affordable by lower or middle-class people on a daily basis, to provide quality-based medicines at fair prices with the same quality to the masses, this scheme came into action.

 It is a direct market intervention scheme launched by the Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Govt. of India, to make available quality generic medicines at affordable prices to all citizens.

 These stores have medicines which are available at lesser prices but are equivalent in quality and efficacy as expensive branded drugs.

 This campaign is to make people aware that brand value has no correlation with quality or efficacy of the formulations and to encourage doctors to prescribe more of such generic medicines.

 Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers launched Jan Aushadhi in November, 2008, with a view to make available quality medicines at affordable prices to the economically weaker sections of the society.

 It can be opened and operated by any NGO/Institution/Co-operative Society identified by State Governments on the free space provided in the premises.

 To ensure high quality, medicines are procured from WHO Good manufacturing practice (GMP), Current Good Manufacturing Practice and CPSUs manufacturers Cash deposit or withdrawal

Vision / Objective

To bring down the healthcare budget of every citizen of India through providing Quality generic Medicines at Affordable Prices.


About The Kendra

The normal working hours of JAS are 8 Am to 8 pm.

All therapeutic medicines are made available It also sell allied medical products commonly sold in chemist shops

OTC (Over-the-counter) products can be purchased by any individual without a prescription. A prescription from a registered medical practitioner is necessary for purchase of schedule drugs.

The quality, safety and efficacy of medicines are ensured by getting each batch of medicines procured from CPSUs as well as private suppliers tested from NABL approved laboratories and conforming to the required standards before the same are supplied to Super stockiest /Jan Aushadhi Stores from the Warehouse of BPPI.

Financial support available for Jan Aushadhi Store (JAS) store owner

Financial support available for Jan Aushadhi Store (JAS) store owner

BPPI (Bureau of Pharma Public Sector Undertakings of India) will provide one time financial assistance up to Rs. 2.50 lakh as per details given below :

 Rs. 1 lakh payment for furniture and fixtures.

 Rs. 1 lakh by way of free medicines in the beginning.

 Rs. 0.50 lakh as payment for computer, internet, printer, scanner, etc.

 20% trade margin shall be included in MRP for retailers and 10% for distributors.

 Jan Aushadhi stores and Distributors will be allowed 2% of total sales or actual loss, whichever is lower, as compensation against expiry of medicines. Expired goods need not be returned to BPPI. Stocks expiring at the C&F level will entirely be the loss of BPPI.

 Credit facility will be given to all Jan Aushadhi stores for 30 days against postdated cheques. Distributors will also get credit of 60 days against post dated cheques. C&F agencies will have to deposit a security amount depending upon the business.



Jan Aushadhi stores established anywhere else by private entrepreneurs / institutions / NGOs / Trusts / Charitable organizations which are linked with BPPI headquarters through internet.

 Financial support of 250,000. This will be given @ 15% of monthly sales subject to a ceiling of Rs 10,000/ per month up to total limit of 150,000. In NE states, and naxal affected areas, tribal areas, the rate of incentive will be 15% and subject to monthly ceiling of Rs. 15,000. up to total limit of 250,000.

 The Applicants belonging to weaker sections like SC/ST/Differently-abled may be provided medicines worth Rs. 50,000/ – in advance within the incentive of Rs. 250,000 which will be provided in the form of 15% of monthly sales subject to a ceiling of Rs. 10,000/ – per month up to a total limit of Rs. 250,000.

 20% trade margin shall be included in MRP for retailers and 10% for distributors.

 Jan Aushadhi stores and Distributors will be allowed 2% of total sales or actual loss, whichever is lower, as compensation against expiry of medicines. Expired goods need not be returned to BPPI. Stocks expiring at the C&F level will entirely be the loss of BPPI.

 Credit facility will be given to all Jan Aushadhi stores for 30 days against postdated cheques. Distributors will also get credit of 60 days against post dated cheques. C&F agencies will have to deposit a security amount depending upon the business.

Requirements

State Governments or any organization / reputed NGOs / Trusts / Private hospitals / Charitable institutions / Doctors / Unemployed pharmacist/ individual entrepreneurs are eligible to apply for new Jan Aushadhi stores. The applicants shall have to employ one B Pharma / D Pharma degree holder as Pharmacist in their proposed store.


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