JAIPUR: Union cabinet minister for parliamentary affairs and chemicals & fertilizers, Anant Kumar on January 24, 2017 announced soon generic medicines will be available in Annapurna Bhandars in the state to benefit the below poverty line ( BPL) category and people living in rural areas.
Addressing the gathering at Jhalawar, Kumar said, under the Prime Minister Jan Aushadhi Yojna, the Centre will soon sign a memorandum of understanding ( MoU) with the state government. Once the MoU is signed, the Centre will provide Rs 2.5 lakh to the each Annapurna Bhandar and 600 essential generic medicines will be available for beneficiaries, he said.
Union minister also announced to set up a plant of single superphosphate in Chittorgarh district. He said that the Centre is ready to allocate a forensic centre to the state to provide chemicals to factories timely. For this , he promised to give assistance of Rs 100 crore .