There is no doubt that in Jammu and Kashmir healthcare system has improved post two pandemic waves. The government has added to the healthcare system in terms of infrastructure and is also trying to provide affordable Medicare to common people.
In this direction J&K government recently said that 228 Jan Aushadhi Kendras providing quality, affordable medicare to people at doorsteps are now functional.
With dedication of 108 Jan Aushadhi Kendras to people of Jammu and Kashmir by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, the UT now has 228 Kendras functional with high standard and quality medicines, surgical equipment and other requisite services available at affordable prices.
Such developments in the healthcare world of J&K has tremendously helped the ailing here in availing the best medicare within the UT that too in a total hassle free and transparent manner. The people here now are completely satisfied and happy with the qualitative and quantitative improvement in healthcare utilities at their door steps which has also reduced their out of pocket expenditure on this account.
The initiative will popularize generic medicines among the masses and dispel the prevalent notion that low priced generic medicines are of inferior quality or are less effective.
On May 9, 2011, the first store was opened at Red Cross Building Exchange Road Srinagar after Jan Aushadhi scheme was launched in the year 2010.