Mobile application-“Janaushadhi Sugam”

  1. Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers has launched a mobile application called “Janaushadhi Sugam”
  2. The app would have user-friendly options like- to locate nearby Janaushadhi Kendra, direction guidance for location of the Janaushadhi Kendra through Google Map, search Janaushadhi generic medicines, analyse product comparison of Generic vs. Branded medicine in form of MRP & overall Savings, etc.
  3. Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana is a campaign launched by the Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, to provide quality medicines at affordable prices to the masses. Bureau of Pharma PSUs of India (BPPI) is the implementation agency for PMBJP.
  4. Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers has also announced that Jan Aushadhi Suvidha Oxo-Biodegradable Sanitary Napkins will now be available at Re. 1. The GoI launched “Jan Aushadhi Suvidha Oxo-Biodegradable Sanitary Napkin” at Rs 2.50 per pad in 2018.