NTPC, the largest Indian power generation company plans to set up fair price pharmacies near its power plants. To begin with it would be setting up 10 such pharmacies which would later be increased.
NTPC has recently signed a memorandum of understanding with Bureau of Pharma PSUs of India (BPPI) set up under ministry of chemicals & fertilizers for participating in Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojna (PMBJP).
As part of the scheme it would be setting up pharmacies for offering Quality Medicines at affordable prices for all. Two Jan Aushadhi Kendras (JAKs) are already operational in NTPC- Korba and NTPC- Koldam hospitals
“NTPC is committed to take care of society, especially the neighborhood community at its business units by improving the quality of life of the people and promoting inclusive growth. The focus areas of CSR are health, sanitation, drinking water, education, capacity building, women empowerment, social infrastructure development, and support to differently-abled persons,” NTPC said in a statement.
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