Last Updated on July 29, 2021 by The Health Master
New Delhi: As many as 7,938 Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadhi Kendras (PMBJKs) are functional across the country, Parliament was informed on Tuesday. “PMBJKs are functional in all the States/UTs, covering all districts of the country.
As on 20.07.2021, 7,938 PMBJKs are functional across the country,” Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers Mansukh Mandaviya said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.
The minister also said that before considering continuation of the scheme, it was evaluated by a NITI Aayog-approved private appraisal agency.
An internal review of the scheme was also made. The recommendations, after the detailed review, were duly considered and changes, as appropriate, were made in the proposal placed before the Standing Finance Committee (SFC) for its consideration.