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JAMMU, DECEMBER 25-Minister for Health and Medical Education, ARI and Trainings, Ch Lal Singh Friday launched e-Aushadhi-a web based supply chain management application at Jammu and Kashmir Medical Supplies Corporation Ltd (JKMSCL) office at Narwal here.
Director General Indian System of Medicines Dr. Abdul Kabir Dar, Managing Director JKMSCL Dr. Yash Pal Sharma, Principal Government Medical College Dr. Zahid Geelani, Director Health Services Dr. Baljeet Singh Pathania, Director Family Welfare Dr. Baldev Raj Sharma, Mission Director National Health Mission Dr. Mohan Singh, General Manager JKMSCL Dr. Rajinder Khajuria besides other senior officers of JKMSCL, Health and Medical Education departments and representatives of e-Aushadhi were present at the lunch ceremony of e-Aushadhi.
Speaking after launching the application, the Minister said that it has been prepared by Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) Noida, Ministry of Commerce and Information Technology, GoI. He said e-Aushadhi shall help JKMSCL to improve drug warehousing and supply chain management in all Government hospitals in the State.