A revolutionary step by the Government of India for heart patients. Price of Cardiac Stents reduced by 85%. All types of Stents are now available in the price range of Rs. 7,260 to Rs. 29,600. The step is taken by Department of Pharmaceuticals which works under Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Government of India.
“We are committed to provide affordable and quality medical treatment to the financially weaker sections so that their families don’t get affected by illness”, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Ananth Kumar said, “This is not only a decisive step but also a heart warming decision for all the cardiac patients in the country.”
Highlights of this step are –
- Millions of heart patients across the country can save up to one lakh rupees
- The new prices came in to effect on 14th February 2017
- Since 2014, prices of about 1000 essential medicines have been slashed benefitting millions of patients
For complaints of higher prices of Stents call toll free number 1800 111 255 and report on www.nppaindia.nic.in