People like to call it Modi ki dukan… buy affordable medicines from here: PM Modi inaugurates Jan Aushadhi Kendra

People like to call it Modi ki dukan… buy affordable medicines from here: PM Modi inaugurates Jan Aushadhi Kendra

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday dedicated to the nation the 7,500th Janaushadhi Kendra at North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS) in Shillong on Sunday via video conferencing.

Addressing the event, PM Modi said that the initiative will help the poor save money by providing medicines at affordable cost from these centres.

“Medicines are expensive, that’s why we’ve PM ‘Jan Aushadhi ‘ yojana for the poor which saves their money. I urge people to buy medicines at affordable cost from ‘Modi ki Dukaan’ (as people like to call it),” the Prime Minister said while interacting with a beneficiary.

He was interacting with the beneficiaries as part of ‘Jan Aushadhi Diwas’.

“The PM Janaushadhi Pariyojana is being run across the country for poor and middle-income families. This yojana is a medium of seva (service) and rozgar (employment) as it also provides employment opportunities to the youth. As part of the scheme, sanitary pads for girls available at ₹2.5,” said PM Modi.

News Source: Hindustan Times

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