‘Pharma Sahi Daam’ App Launched

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The Union Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers Ananth Kumar launched a Mobile App “Pharma Sahi Daam” developed by NPPA which shows the MRP fixed by NPPA for various scheduled drugs on real time basis.

The Minister advocated a ‘3A’ approach to achieve health security for every citizen of India. Universal Healthcare can be achieved only by ensuring the Availability, Affordability and Accessibility (3A) of medicines to the common man.

The pharmaceutical industry has risen to almost US$37 billion and Indian medicines are being exported to over 200 countries. Pharmaceutical is a sunrise industry and the Government is keen to provide support to it through various means like pharmaceutical parks, medical devices parks, pharmaceutical clusters and promotion of innovation through Atal Innovation Scheme.

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