Pulwama, Shopian | : Jammu Kashmir Drug Control Organisation & Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Pariyojna Saturday Organised 12th Jan Aushadhi Public Outreach Programme on 11th of December 2021 in District Hospital Shopian & District Hospital Pulwama under the directions and guidance of Worthy Additional Chief Secretary, Health and Medical Education Mr Vivek Bhardwaj.
The program is aimed at creating awareness about the benefits of the scheme through which quality medicines are made available to the general public at affordable prices. Hundreds of such Medical Kendras (stores) have already been established throughout J&K.
Deputy Drug Controller Kashmir Ms Irfana Ahmad was present as Chief Guest in the event. She enlightens upon the benefits of the scheme for the people of Jammu and Kashmir and ensured that every help would be provided for providing benefits of the scheme to even the people of the remotest areas of the Jammu & Kashmir. She urged upon all stake holders especially Doctors for their active support for success of this scheme.
Ms Rifat Nazir Nodal Officer, PMBI for J & K and Ladakh presented a detailed report about the progress and future prospectus in District Shopian and Pulwama. She emphasised in detail how the availability of the medicines is made available in better way for smooth function of the Kendras. She stated that the Union Government is committed to provide the best quality medicines to the people of the country at affordable prices and informed about “Jan Aushadhi Sugam” mobile app locate nearby Jan Aushadhi Kenrda.
Ms Rifat Nazir Nodal Officer, PMBI for J & K and Ladakh announced that in order to reduce the turnaround time for delivery of products in South Kashmir , Jan Aushadhi Distribution point shall start function from 1st January 2022
Dr Haseena CMO Pulwama , Dr Arshad Hussain CMO Shopian reiterated its commitment for opening of Jan Aushadhi Kendra in all unrepresented Health Institutions of District Pulwama and Shopian. Dr Nishat Assistant Director DHS, Ms Nighat Deputy Drug Controller (ILC) also speak on the occasion and aware general public about its benefits as well as quality assurances. The Programme was organised under the supervision of Ms Tabassum ADC Pulwama and Dr Mohammad Yusuf Tak. Special Thanks on behalf of BPPI and J&K Drug Control Organisation to Director Health Services Kashmir Mr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather for extending his support to make these awareness programmes successful. The other dignitaries attended the event were, Medical Superintendents, all BMOs, ZMO of District Pulwama and Shopian . PMBI medicines sole distributors for Kashmir and Ladakh Malik Sales Agencies and his team, owners and pharmacists of different Kendra owners from District Pulwama and Shopian and people from different walks of life were present in the awareness programme.
With Today Programme, Jan Aushadhi Outreach program for Kashmir concluded by Ms Irfana Ahmad, Deputy Drug Controller Kashmir & Rifat Nazir Nodal Officer, PMBI for J & K and Ladakh.