Jan Aushadhi stores to make medicines more affordable
The stores will be opened across the country.
In order to open JAS proposed within Government hospital premises, a one-time financial assistance will be available under the PMJAY to the extent of Rs. 2.50 lakh (Rs. 1 Lakh for furnishing, Rs. 50,000 for computer and peripherals, refrigerator etc and another Rs. 1 Lakh worth for medicines).
In addition to the retailers’ margin upto 20%, incentive @ 15% of monthly sales subject to a ceiling of Rs. 10,000/- per month up to a total of Rs. 2.50 lakhs, will also given to the JAS opened outside the government hospitals.
For the stores opened in north-eastern states and other difficult areas i.e. Naxal affected areas/tribal areas etc., the rate of incentive is 15% of monthly sale subject to a ceiling of Rs. 15,000/- per month up to a total limit of Rs. 2.50 lakhs.
State governments / local bodies / individuals entrepreneurs / pharmacists / doctors/ registered medical practitioners / NGOs / Trusts / social / Ccharitable institutions / private hospitals / Self Help Groups, having B.Pharma degree or D.Pharma diploma are eligible for opening of JAS.
Applicant should have own or hired space of minimum 120 sq. ft.