Use of Generic Medicines should be promoted in the country, Shri Koshiyari

"To ensure availability and supply of quality medicines of low cost to the patients, use of generic medicines should be encouraged and strict ban should be imposed on sale of counterfeited medicines", said Bhagat Singh Koshiyari, Chairman of Parliamentary Committee constituted by Rajya Sabha to recommend quality control measures for food products and medicinal drugs. He was addressing a meeting at a private hotel, wherein Rajya Sabha member and committee member Hussain Dalwai, A.V. Swami, Pallavi Govardhan Reddy, and P Rajiv were present along with Principal Secretary of State Women and Child Welfare Department M.K. Raut, Director Health Services and Controller, Food and Drugs Administration Dr. Kamalpreet Singh.

Source: 
dprcg.gov.in

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