Union Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda said on Monday that the country’s pharmaceutical industry should see the possibility of playing an active role in National Health Protection Scheme ‘Ayushman Bharat’ so that health care can be improved in the country.
Generates high quality generic medicines
While addressing the Indian Medical and Medical Equipment Conference-2015, Gowda assured the industry representatives that all possible assistance would be given by the government to maintain top quality supply and generic supply of high quality supplies. . Gowda is the charge of the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers.
India is the top country to have cheaper and better generic medicines in many developed and developing countries of the world. He said, “We will continue to grow our plans based on high quality science, technology, business understanding and values. We will continue to work continuously for ease of business in India and many steps have already been done for this. “
Ayushman Bharat Scheme already exists in the health sector
Gowda said that this conference will be an ideal platform to help in deciding innovation and strategy in the country to bring new, affordable and quality medicines to the market. He said, “I am eager to know that the pharmaceutical industry sector should decide how it can play an active role in the National Health Protection Plan. This is the world’s largest government-funded health plan. “
Government introduced the Ayushman Bharat Scheme in September last year. Its aim is to provide health insurance of more than 100 million poor families with an annual income of five lakh rupees.