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Mobile application-“Janaushadhi Sugam” Launched

Current context: Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers, D.V. Sadananda Gowda launched “Janaushadhi Sugam”- a mobile application on 27th August 2019.
Mobile application-“Janaushadhi Sugam” Launched 
  • “Janaushadhi Sugam” will enable people to search and locate the nearby Janaushadhi generic medicines and stores.
  • It has user-friendly options like- to search for Janaushadhi generic medicines/stores, direction guidance for the location of the Janaushadhi Kendra through Google Map, will do product comparison of Generic Vs Branded medicine in terms of MRP & composition etc.
  • He has also announced to slash the price of “Jan Aushadhi Suvidha Oxo-Biodegradable Sanitary Napkin” from 2 rupees 50 paise earlier to just 1 rupee per piece.
  • The pads would be available and sold at this price at all Jan Aushadhi Kendras to push for women hygiene.
  • The Government of India launched “Jan Aushadhi Suvidha Oxo-Biodegradable Sanitary Napkin” on the eve of the World Environment Day 4th June 2018.

Question: 

Q.1 “Janaushadhi Sugam”, a mobile application has been launched by the Government of India for which purpose?
a. To do a product comparison of Generic Vs Branded medicine
b. To locate the Janaushadhi Kendra through Google Map
c. Both a & b
d. None of the above
Mobile application-“Janaushadhi Sugam” Launched Mobile application-“Janaushadhi Sugam” Launched Reviewed by Neha Verma on August 28, 2019 Rating: 5

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