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Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana(PMBJP)

News: Government of India has launched eight immunity boosting nutraceutical products under the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana(PMBJP), which will be sold through Janaushadhi Kendras across the country.

Facts:

  • Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana(PMBJP): It was launched in 2008 by the Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers.
  • Aim: To bring down the healthcare budget of citizens of India by providing generic quality medicines at affordable prices to the masses through Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Kendra.
  • Implementation: Bureau of Pharma PSUs of India (BPPI) is the implementing agency.

Additional Facts:

  • Bureau of Pharma PSUs of India(BPPI): It was established in 2008 under the Department of Pharmaceuticals,Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers.It got registered as an independent society in 2010 under the Societies Registration Act,1860.
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