How to Open Jan Aushadhi Kendra – Generic Medicine Store Application

By | October 16, 2017

Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Yojana 2017 – Open Generic Medicine Store

Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Kendra: India has developed a great capacity to produce branded and generic medicines in most of the therapeutic categories. However, the large population of India finds it difficult to afford medicines. Here we will discuss on how to open Jan Aushadhi Kendra in India and generic medicine store application form.

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We also check PMBJP internship scheme and contact details of PMBJK. With a vision of making quality medicines available at affordable prices to all, specifically the poor and disadvantaged through exclusive stores, “Jan Aushadhi Medical Store” has been conceptualized.

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Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Yojana, JAY has been launched in October 2015 by the Department of Pharmaceuticals, Govt. Of India that avails quality medicines at affordable prices. Medicines under the scheme are available through special centers known as Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Kendra which provides Generic medicine at the lesser price in comparison to equivalent brand medicine.

The Department of Pharmaceutical of India has established Bureau of Pharma Public Sector Undertakings of Indian, BPPI. It executes the Jan Aushadhi Scheme; it procures, supplies and takes care of marketing for these generic medicines. The quality and safety of these medicines are checked before supplies.

BPPI has directed all the States to open such Jan Aushadhi stores. Guidelines, adequate space is provided and necessary arrangements are made by the department of health of the State to open such stores. These stores are being opened in hospitals at the allocation that can be easily accessed by OPD patients. The medical staff is also advised to prescribe generic medicines so that out of pocket expense can be minimized.

Government is also providing incentives to promote such Jan Aushadhi Kendra. The government provides up to Rs 2 lakh to open a store and Rs 50,000 to develop the infrastructure needed for it. 16% discount is offered to the store owner on MRP of the generic medicines. Moreover, rewards are offered on sales of medicines limited to minimum-maximum sale. 164 such Kendras have been opened so far.

Following discussed are some of the relevant information to the Jan Aushadhi Yojana.

What are generic medicines?

Generic medicines are equivalent to brand medicine in quality, strength, performance, efficacy and therapeutic value. The generic medicines are available at low price in comparison to branded equivalent.

What are the medicines available at Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Kendra?

All therapeutic medicines are available at Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Kendra. You can go through a list of available medicines with their MRP online at the website www.janaushadhi.gov.in. You will find the list under the heading “Price List of JAS medicines”. More and more new medicines are being added to it.

What are the requirements for opening Jan Aushadhi Store?

  • Jan Aushadhi Store can be opened by an individual who satisfies following requirements:
    Minimum space required to open a store is 120 sq. feet; the property can be owned, leased or rented.
  • The applicant must have the TIN number and license to sell medicine from authorities.
  • The applicant should either be the unemployed pharmacist or employ a pharmacist whose registration number is to be provided with the application.
  • The applicant has to produce the financial status of last three years that includes audited account, sales return, bank statement etc.

The Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi scheme would go a long way and pave a way for the affordable medicines for all!

More Related Queries:

  • Jan Aushadhi medicine list 2017/contact details/ price list
  • How to open Jan Aushadhi store
  • PMBJPK application form
  • Generic Medicine Store Application
  • PMBJP Internship Scheme

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