More than 18 thousand beneficiaries availed discounted medicines
With the initiative of Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel to provide accessible healthcare services for the rural masses of Chhattisgarh as well,Dhanwantari Generic Medical stores have emerged as a great relief for the residents of Dantewada who are availing the benefits of economical medicines at discounted rates. . The expansion of health services has been the topmost priority of the state government. This is the reason why Shri Dhanwantri generic Medical Store Scheme has been launched from 20 October 2021 to provide high quality generic medicines to the people at subsidized rates. Under the scheme, generic medicines and surgical items are being made available at affordable rates to the general public of the district at a discount of at least 50 percent. Dhanwantari Meidcal stores are being operated at 5 different places like Gidam, Dantewada, Kirandul, Bacheli and Barsoor under the district for regular supply of medicines. 251 generic medicines, 27 surgical products, 69 herbal products are being sold in the generic medical stores operating in the district. Due to this, people of all income groups are getting high quality economical medicines at discounted costs. Due to this, people of marginalized classes have also started taking medicines. Under this scheme, 21 thousand 274 beneficiaries have been benefited in the district. Consumers are getting the benefit of minimum 50 percent discount on medicines. People are saving their medical expenses by getting medicines at low rates from Shri Dhanwantri Medical Store. In the era of expensive healthcare, this scheme is proving to be a boon for middle class families as well.