Pharma Sector – Drug Pricing, NPPA, FDC, Generics, etc.

[pib] Janaushadhi Sugam


From UPSC perspective, the following things are important :

Prelims level : Janaushadhi Sugam and its features

Mains level : Ensuring quality and cheaper medicines

  • Union Ministry for Chemicals and Fertilizers launched a mobile application “Janaushadhi Sugam”.

Janaushadhi Sugam

  • It aims to enable people to search Janaushadhi generic medicines and the stores at the tip of their fingers.
  • The mobile application would have user-friendly options like- to locate nearby Janaushadhi Kendra, direction guidance for location of the Janaushadhi Kendra through Google Map, search Janaushadhi generic medicines etc.
  • It will help analyse product comparison of Generic vs Branded medicine in form of MRP & overall Savings.
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