Janaushadhi Diwas


On the occasion of "Janaushadhi Diwas’, celebrated under the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP), IIRD and Mission RIEV organised a grand event with the honourable Mayor of Shimla city, Mrs Kusum Sadrate, as the chief guest. Along with the officials and staff of IIRD, and several other guests, especially the nursing students of Shivalik Nursing Institute, Shimla, the audience watched the live telecast of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech through video conference. The main focus of the event was to create awareness regarding the benefits of Janaushadhi medicines and the experiences of their beneficiaries. The event successfully concluded with a rally attended by all the guests. At present IIRD and Mission RIEV operate 12 generic medicine outlets (GMOS) in Himachal Pradesh, we intend to expand the number of outlets.