In what seems to be a move to offer low-cost medicines at railways stations, the government has informed the Parliament on Thursday that Railways’ multipurpose stalls will soon stock generic low-cost medicines.
After submitting the written reply in front of the house, Ministry of State for Railways Rajen Gohain told that there are three chemist stalls that are operational in Mumbai – at Churchgate, Mumbai Central and Andheri Railway stations.
“Railway Board has decided that a policy provision will be made that existing Multi-Purpose Stalls (MPS) at railway stations may be authorized to stock generic low-cost medicines also in accordance with the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) scheme,” he said. Read More
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