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Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana

The branded (Generic) medicines are sold at significantly higher prices than their un-branded generic equivalents, though are identical in the therapeutic value. Given the widespread poverty across the country, making available reasonably priced quality generic medicines in the market would benefit everyone. [Know about the Small Business Idea, Cleanliness based Chlorine Bleach Powder Business]

With this objective, the Pharma Advisory Forum in its meeting held on 23rd April, 2008, decided to launch the PMBJP KENDRA Campaign - starting with the sale of generic medicines through dedicated sales outlets called Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendrain various districts of the country. It is proposed that at least one PMBJK will be opened in each of the 630 districts of the country to be extended to sub-divisional levels as well as major towns and village centres. [Also See: Work from Home Business, Pulse Oximeter Reselling]

BPPI-Bureau of Pharma PSUs of India BPPI, the implementation agency for Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendrawas established in December, 2008 under the Department of Pharmaceuticals, Government of India, with the support of all the CPSUs and has been registered as an independent society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 as a separate independent legal entity in April, 2010. BPPI follows the provisions of GFR, 2005 as amended from time to time, the CVC guidelines, and instructions from the Department of Pharmaceuticals. [Also See: Best Business Corrugated Box Manufacturing]

The defined roles of BPPI are as follows:

• Make quality generic medicines available at affordable prices for all

• Marketing of generic drugs through the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendra (PMBJK)

• Procurement of medicines from Central pharma PSUs and Private Sectors

• Monitoring proper running of PMBJK

Eligibility Criteria to open Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendra:

Individual applicants other than doctors and registered medical practitioners, should mandatorily be persons having B. Pharma and D. Pharma Degrees. Any organization applying for a PMBJK will have to employ B. Pharma / D. Pharma degree holders and produce proof of the same at the time of submitting applications. In govt hospital premises including medical colleges, the preferred agency would be reputed NGOs/Charitable organizations but individuals would also be eligible. [Also See: Great Business Idea, Engine Oil - Motor Oil reselling Business]

Margins and Incentives

a. Operating agency will be provided 20% margin on MRP (Excluding taxes) of each drug.

b. Incentive is to be given to PMBJK run by private entrepreneurs on the basis of their purchase of medicines (from Distributor/Central Warehouse/ Regional Warehouse) in a month. The incentive will be given @ 15% of monthly purchase subject to a ceiling of Rs 10,000/- per month up-to total limit of 2.5 lakhs.

c. The Applicants belonging to weaker sections like SC/ST/Differently abled may be provided medicines worth Rs. 50,000/- in advance within the incentive of Rs. 2.5 lakhs. Rest of the incentive will be provided in the form of 15% of monthly purchase subject to a ceiling of Rs. 10,000/- per month up to a total limit of Rs. 2.5 lakhs.

d. For the north eastern states, Naxal affected area and tribal areas, the rate of incentive will be 15% of monthly purchase subject to a ceiling of Rs. 15,000/- per month up to total limit of Rs. 2.5 lakhs. [Read on a Hot New Business Idea, Wholesale Crushed Ice and Ice Slab Business]

Requirements for applying for opening new PMBJK

(i) Own space or hired space (Minimum 120 sq. feet) duly supported by proper lease agreement or space allotment letter. Applicant will arrange the space for running the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Kendra & BPPI will have no role for arranging space.

(ii) Proof of securing a pharmacist with name, Registration with the State Council etc. (or it can be submitted at the time of final approval of PMBJK).

(iii) If applicant is under the category of SC, ST and Differently abled, then proof of SC, ST and Differently abled certificate from respective authorities is required. At the time of application, the applicant has to mention the category for getting the suitable benefit. [Read: Energy Efficient Business Idea, the hottest new business Cool Roofs]

Important Operating Terms and Conditions

Important operating terms and conditions for operating PMBJK are given below:

a) Applicant will enter into agreement before commencing operations of “Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendra”. All operations of Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendra will be conducted as per agreement terms and conditions.

b) It shall be the responsibility of the applicant to obtain drug license in the name of “Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendra” and other permissions to run a drug store. Compliance to all statutory requirements for storage of drugs shall be ensured by the applicant. [Know about the on-demand Business Idea – Highly Profitable Garden Seeds Trade]

c) Applicant will use the premises solely for the purpose for which it has been allotted and for no other purpose and shall not part with the premises, sub-let the premises to anyone directly or indirectly.

d) All billings should be done using software provided by BPPI. No medicine can be sold in PMBJK without using the software provided by BPPI.

e) PMBJK operators will be allowed to sell allied medical products, commonly sold in chemist shops but they are not allowed to sell any medicines other than the those allowed to be sold at Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendra, in accordance with the list of medicines provided by BPPI. [Also See: Manufacturing Business Idea, Low Investment LED Business]

f) Supply will be made against the advance payment for dispatch of goods.

Detailed terms and conditions are given in draft agreement link below and may be referred by applicant.

Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana Draft Agreement

Role of BPPI

a. For proper implementation of the scheme, BPPI would render all required assistance to the operating agency for running the PMBJK for furthering the objective of the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Program.

b. BPPI shall also facilitate the supply of affordable quality generic medicines, surgical items, consumable etc through its supply chain to Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendra Generic Drug against the advance payment for dispatch of goods. [Also Read: Ready Made Samosa Business Idea]

Address for submission of application

Duly filled application form in the prescribed format along with required self-attested documents shall be submitted to below mentioned address in a closed envelope/cover clearly super scribed as “Application for New PMBJP KENDRA”.

Bureau of Pharma Public Sector Undertakings of India (BPPI),
8th Floor Videocon Tower,
Block E1 Jhandewalan Extension,
New Delhi –110055
Tel –011-49431800

Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana Application

For More details refer the below website and the video presentation with the elaboration and more insight. Watch the video and download the Agreement and Form provided above in the post.

Refer the Bureau of Pharma Public Sector Undertakings of India (BPPI) Website:
Courtesy: Bureau of Pharma Public Sector Undertakings of India (BPPI)


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