Welfare Schemes
Mukhya Mantri Nijut Moina scheme
▪ The Assam government has announced the Mukhya Mantri Nijut Moina scheme recently.
▪ Under this scheme girl students enrolled in Class 11, the first year of a degree programme, and the first year of a post-graduate programme in government-run schools, colleges, and universities will be provided with a monthly stipend.
▪ It is a fiscal scheme for girl students which aims to prevent their early marriages.
About Assam
Capital – Dispur
Chief Minister – Himanta Biswa Sarma
Governor – Gulab Chand Kataria

Jan Aushadhi Kendras in Nepal
▪ Nepal has approached India to set up Jan Aushadhi Kendras in their country, which would allow their citizens to benefit from low cost Indian generic medicines.
▪ Mauritius is the first foreign country to adopt ‘Jan Aushadhi Scheme’.

About Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana
✓ Launch – November 2008
✓ Launched by – Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers
✓ Objective – To provide quality generic medicines at affordable cost.
✓ These medicines are distributed through Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadhi Kendras (PMBJK).

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