- The Government proposes to soon open 1000 more stores under the ‘Jan Aushadhi Scheme’ to make available quality generic medicines at affordable prices through these special outlets.
- Speaking at a function organised by the Indian Social Responsibility Network (ISRN) a facilitation network to build the corporate social responsibility (CSR) space in India, at New Delhi, the Union Minister of State, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers, Shri Hansraj G.
- Ahir said that these stores will be opened for the underprivileged who would be provided medicines at a price of 60-70% less than the market price. The Minister said that his Ministry is working on opening 1000 stores under the ‘Jan Aushadhi Scheme” on a single day.
- The two day workshop organised by the Indian Social Responsibility Network (ISRN) to build the corporate social responsibility (CSR) space in India focussed on “Capacity Building Program on NGO Management” to help Voluntary Organizations (VOs) strengthen in areas such as record management, financial management, and program documentation.