Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in Jan Aushadi Diwas celebrations on March 7 through Video Conference from New Delhi. Modi shall interact with seven Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadi Pariyojana Kendras.
In order to celebrate achievements of the scheme and provide further impetus, March 7 is proposed to be celebrated as “Janaushadi Diwas” across India. The Prime Minister will interact with store owners and beneficiaries at selected stores, the statement said.
In select stores, panel discussions with doctors, media persons, pharmacists and beneficiaries will be organized about these medicines, it said.
Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers DV Sadananda Gowda will be participating in Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadi Pariyojana Kendra, Varanasi, UP. Union Minister of State for Shipping and Union Minister of State for Chemical and Fertilizers Mansukh Laxmanbhai Mandaviya will be participating in Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadi Pariyojana Kendra, Pulwama, Jammu & Kashmir, it added.
Janaushasi Kendras is considered the biggest retail pharma chain of the world with around 6200 outlets in 700 districts.