Medicines available at cheaper rates
Central government program of providing medicines at low cost is now entered into Karnataka state where in every district and taluka places will have the centres to provide the medicines and these centres will be called as “Janaushadhi Kendra”. Both generic and branded medicines will be kept at the centres where in on generic medicines there will be 50-60% discount and branded medicines will have 10% discount . In few months time these centres will be opened in government hospitals. This plan is useful to both government and private hospital patients. Further if anyone has doubt about the quality of the medicines they can send these medicines to government labs for the tests and it will be free of cost. There is an agreement between the government and the private companies where in government will provide space to build the “Janaushadhi Kendra” and it is maintained by the private companies.