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Price Monitoring and Resource Unit (PMRU)

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    16th Aug, 2020
  • A Price Monitoring and Resource Unit (PMRU) have been set up in Karnataka under the aegis of National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers.
  • PMRU is a registered society and shall function under the direct control and supervision of State Drug Controller of respective states.
  • The unit shall be funded by NPPA for its recurring and non-recurring expenses.
  • Its function is to help NPPA and State Drug Controller in ensuring availability and accessibility of medicines at affordable prices.
  • NPPA, under its Central Sector Scheme named Consumer Awareness, Publicity and Price Monitoring (CAPPM), has already set up PMRUs in 12 States/ UTs, including Kerala, Odisha, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Haryana, Nagaland, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh,
  • Punjab, Andhra Pradesh, Mizoram and Jammu & Kashmir.

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