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CM bats for using generic medicines


BY TC News Desk

Agartala: March 07. Chief Minister Dr Manik Saha today said that it is necessary to generate public awareness to increase the demand of generic medicines in the state.

“The government is fully sound about maintaining the quality of generic medicines and other treatment related machines available at Jan Aushadi centres”, enunciated Chief Minister Prof. (Dr.) Manik Saha after inaugurating Jan Aushadhi Diwas-2023 programme organised at the Community hall situated nearby Hrishi Arabinda Health & Wellness Centre, Arundhatinagar in Agartala today.

He said, there are 20 Jan Aushadhi centres in the state from which people are reaping benefits of generic medicines available at reasonable prices and different treatment related machines.

 The Chief Minister said, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been relentlessly working for public welfare and to curb their problems. Celebrating Jan Aushadhi Diwas is one of its results, The Chief Minister wished further growth of Hrishi Arabinda Health & Wellness Centre.

He emphasized upon keeping enough stock of medicines and keeping private doctors, nearby medical colleges or medical centre posted about availability of new generic medicines to be transported.

Secretary of Health & Family Welfare department Dr. Debashish Bose said, Jan Aushadhi Diwas is being celebrated in the state like in other parts of the country.

The day will be marked through organising different awareness based programs for a week starting from March 7.

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