Port Wings News Network:
The Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) Medical Store was inaugurated by Rinkesh Roy, Chairman, V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust at Beach Road, Tuticorin. (opposite to Sub Collector’s Office) on Monday, June 25, 2018
Rinkesh Roy, Chairman, V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust stated that “the generic medicines available under this scheme meeting the highest quality benchmarks are made available by the Government at costs much less than that of branded counterparts and would eventually reduce and redefine the unit cost of treatment per person”.
According to the vision of Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, Government’s priority under the PMBJP scheme is to provide quality medicines at affordable rates to the poor and marginalized sections of society.
To facilitate the above, as directed by the Ministry of Shipping, a building with 36.30 sq.mt area at Beach Road near minor Port is allotted to NGO M/s. Empower India Civil Society Organisation, Tuticorin for operating the Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) Medical Store. The medical store would serve the public from Monday to Saturday from 0930 Hrs to 1930 Hrs.
Other dignitaries present on the occasion were S.Natarajan, Deputy Chairman, VOC Port, Dr. Joseph Sundar, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, U. Rajendran, Traffic Manager, Capt Bhabatosh Chand, Deputy Conservator, S. Shanthi, Financial Advisor and Chief Accounts Officer & other senior officers of the Port and A. Shankar, Managing Director, M/s. Empower India Civil Society Organisation.