Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP)

Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP👏!)
~is a campaign launched by the Department of Pharmaceuticals, GoI, to provide quality medicines at affordable prices to the masses through Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Kendra
•It Creates awareness about generic medicines through education and publicity so that quality is not synonymous with only high price.
•【7th March 2019 to be celebrated as ‘Janaushadhi Diwas’ across India.】
Quality Assurance Scheme
~scheme will help to bring quality at the grass root level of India’s health system where laboratories follow the imperatives of quality in all their processes. 
•National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL):
~NABL is Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) signatory to International bodies like International Laboratory Accreditation Co-operation (ILAC)
Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management& Transboundary Movement) Amendment Rules, 2019
~to strengthen the implementation of environmentally sound management of hazardous waste in the country
•Hazardous waste~ is the waste that poses substantial or potential threats to public health or the environment.
•Solid plastic waste has been prohibited from import into the country including in Special Economic Zones (SEZ) and by Export Oriented Units (EOU).
Web- Wonder Women Campaign;-{by MoW&CD in association with the NGO Breakthrough and Twitter India.}
~Campaign is aimed at encouraging, recognizing and acknowledging the efforts of these meritorious Women.
Swachh Survekshan Awards 2019
•Indore was adjudged India’s cleanest city for the third straight year 
•Bhopal is country’s Swachh capital.
•New Delhi Municipal Council area was given the ‘Cleanest Small City’ award etc.
Guard against misuse, social media platforms told
~Parliamentary Panel on Information and Technology has directed the social media platforms — Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram — to ensure that their platforms are not used to incite violence or to meddle in the Lok Sabha election.
•With over 460 million internet users, India is the second-largest online market, ranked only behind China. By 2021, there will be 635.8 million internet users in India 
United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
~Established in 1997 through a merger between the United Nations Drug Control Programme and the Centre for International Crime Prevention, 
•UNODC is a global leader in the fight against illicit drugs and international crime
•UNODC says that India is one of the major hubs of illicit drug trade ranging from age-old cannabis to newer prescription drugs like tramadol, and designer drugs like methamphetamine.


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