J&K Govt to open 18 AMRIT stores

Jammu and Kashmir Government is planning to open 18 AMRIT stores in all the hospitals of the State. AMRIT stands for Affordable Medicines and Reliable Implants for Treatment(AMRIT). The purpose of the initiative is to provide quality and affordable medicines to the end users. AMRIT pharmacies operate under the aegis of Ministry of Health and… Continue reading J&K Govt to open 18 AMRIT stores

Chemists and druggists are passe;from now, all will be pharmacies

Drugs and Technical Advisory Board (DTAB) has given its approval to replace the words ‘chemist’ and ‘druggist’ with the term ‘pharmacy’.It will amend the Rule 65(15)(b) and Rule 65(15)(c) under Drugs and Cosmetics Rules so that medical shops can be called a ‘pharmacy’. Earlier,the description ‘Chemists and Druggists’ was to be displayed by those licensees… Continue reading Chemists and druggists are passe;from now, all will be pharmacies