Further stressing the adoption of stringent patient safety guidelines in India, Bejon Misra, Founder, Patient Safety and Access Initiative of India Foundation, a (PSM) India Initiative, said, "India is poised to provide a huge opportunity for patients to access quality medicines through the recently announced Pradhan Mantri Aushadi
Parak Yojana (PM - APY).
Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadi
Kendra-demonetarization of medicine prices in India.
Talking about the government's Jan Aushadi
Yojana, he said that more than 400 outlets across the country have been set up so far and by the end of the year the country will have around 3,000 such centres that provide generic medicines to the poor patients at almost 40- 50 per cent of the market price.
It will also set up new Jan Aushadi
outlets to facilitate a nationwide network of 3000 such stores.