Union Health Minister J P Nadda on Wednesday said that India has made a mark in the pharmaceutical industry.
Nadda, while attending a programme, said that due to affordability and quality, India posed a challenge to the western countries.
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The Health Minister said that his ministry is trying to strengthen the health delivery system in northeast.
Nadda assured to help north eastern states in procurement and Human Resource issues in health sector.
Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the Centre has sanctioned four new medical colleges in the state. Union Health Secretary C K Mishra stressed on maintaining quality of drugs. He said that the health ministry has formulated a pro- active policy for the betterment of health scenario of northeast.