Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP)

19/10/2018 89 Social Issues | Health | View Recent Current Affairs

  •  Central Warehouse of Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana has been set up at Bilaspur, Gurugram. It has been setup by the Bureau of Pharma PSUs of India (BPPI).
  • The hi-tech Central Warehouse would facilitate seamless distribution of Jan Aushadhi generic medicines to all PMBJP Kendra functional across the country.

About PMBJP:

  • Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana’ is a campaign launched by the Department of Pharmaceuticals, Govt. Of India, to provide quality medicines at affordable prices to the masses through special kendra’s known as Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Kendra.
  • Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Kendra (PMBJK) has been set up to provide generic drugs, which are available at lesser prices but are equivalent in quality and efficacy as expensive branded drugs.
  • Objectives
  • The objective of the scheme includes making quality medicines available at affordable prices for all, particularly the poor and disadvantaged, through exclusive outlets “Jan Aushadhi Medical Store”, so as to reduce out of pocket expenses in healthcare.
  • It also includes bringing down the healthcare budget of every citizen of India through providing Quality generic Medicines at Affordable Prices.

Mission

  • Create awareness among public regarding generic medicines.
  • Create demand for generic medicines through medical practioners.
  • Create awareness through education and awareness program that high price need not be synonymous with high quality.
  • Provide all the commonly used generic medicines covering all the therapeutic groups.
  • Provide all the related health care products too under the scheme.

Pre Questions (Total:1)

Consider the following statements regarding Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana:
1. This campaign launched by department of health.
2. The objective of the scheme includes making quality medicines available at affordable prices for BPL families only.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

 1 only

 2 only

 Both

 None

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