Discounts provided at fair price medicine shops across West Bengal benefiting people, says Mamata Banerjee
"Today is World Pharmacists' Day. You will be happy to know that 115 Fair Price Medicine Shops are functional in #Bangla, providing discounts up to 77% on MRP," Banerjee, who is currently on an official tour to Europe, tweeted.
"Till 31st December 2017, a discount of more than Rs 1,100 crore has been availed by almost 4 crore people," the chief minister added. World Pharmacists' Day was established by the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) in 2009 to acknowledge and appreciate the skills and expertise pharmacists bring to primary health care.