GANDHINAGAR: The state government plans to open about 1,000 stores generic drugs, where about 2,000 essential drugs are sold at 1 / 10th of the cost as branded products in the commercial market. these stores will open across the state, the sources said.
stores sell generic drugs quality certification by the state government. Not only medicines, these stores also sell implants and other common sanitary items in the dirt attractions. In the first phase, about 100 stores are likely to be opened in eight municipal corporation areas.
In the next phase, another 1000 will start in small towns and villages groups. J P Gupta, commissioner, health and Principal Secretary, Department of Health and Family Welfare, said the state government is ready with the scheme. “Drugs and implants high quality certificates will be available at government stores up to 90% lower rates,” Gupta said.
also He said the central government is supporting this project and a new special purpose vehicle (SPV) will be established shortly to implement the plan. “The start itself SPV stores generic drugs in many places and give franchises for them elsewhere,” he said. “We will also encourage NGOs and other social welfare groups whenever possible. Around 2000 will be made available certified quality drugs,” Gupta said.