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Central Government Initiative: 3,000 Jan Aushadhi Stores to be opened across India

The central government will open 3,000 Jan Aushadhi Stores (JAS) pan India to make quality drugs available at affordable prices

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Under Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Yojana (PMJAY), the central government will open 3,000 Jan Aushadhi Stores (JAS) pan-India by the end of this fiscal to make quality drugs available at affordable prices, parliament was told on Tuesday, July 2.

“In order to open JAS proposed within government hospital premises, a one-time financial assistance is provided to the extent of Rs 2.50 lakh and the margin available for the retailers is 20 per cent so as to ensure a reasonable level of profitability for them,” Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilisers Mansukh L. Mandaviya told the Lok Sabha in a written reply.

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In addition to the retailers’ margin up to 20 percent, a 15 percent incentive on monthly sales subject to a ceiling of Rs 10,000 a month is also given for stores opened outside the government hospitals, he said.

For stores opened in northeastern states and Maoist-affected and tribal areas, the rate of incentive is 15 percent of monthly sales subject to a ceiling of Rs. 15,000 per month.

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State governments, local bodies, individuals entrepreneurs, pharmacists, doctors, registered medical practitioners, NGOs, trusts, social and charitable institutions, private hospitals and self-help groups or those with B.Pharma degree or D.Pharma diploma are eligible for opening of the stores.

Applicant should have own or hired space of minimum 120 square feet. (IANS)

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Vivo opens online store in India

The Vivo innovative range will be available in 10,000 postal service areas (pin codes) across the country, the company said.

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Vivo to open E-stores in India to increase its market. Wikimedia Commons
Vivo to open E-stores in India to increase its market. Wikimedia Commons
  • Vivo is opening online stores in India in order to expand its market.
  • With new E-stores, the smartphones will be available to customers all over India.
  • The company is also thinking of launching an E-store app to make it convenient for people.

In a bid to expand its online presence, Chinese smartphone maker Vivo on Monday launched its E-store in India that will deliver products and services across the country.

“With the new E-store, Vivo’s innovative range of smartphones will be available to our customers across the country with special launch offers,” Kenny Zeng, Chief Marketing Officer, Vivo India, said in a statement.

Vivo will sell its phones through E-stores in India now.
Vivo will sell its phones through E-stores in India now.

The Vivo innovative range will be available in 10,000 postal service areas (pin codes) across the country, the company said.

The handset maker also announced its “Launch Carnival” under which, it is offering benefits on smartphones from January 16-18.

Buyers will get discount coupons worth up to Rs 2,000 on select smartphones, 12-month zero-cost EMI and one-time screen replacement in Vivo V7 and V7+ smartphones, the company said.

The company is also planning to launch its E-store application with features such as Augmented Reality (AR) support with the live chat option to help customers make purchase decisions. IANS

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