Jammu & Kashmir Union Territory has become 12th State/UT where the Price Monitoring & Resource Unit (PMRU) has been set up by National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA).
The PMRU, a registered society, shall function under the direct control and supervision of State Drug Controller of Jammu & Kashmir. The unit shall be funded by NPPA for its recurring and non-recurring expenses.
The PMRU shall help NPPA and State Drug Controller in ensuring availability and accessibility of medicines at affordable prices under the provisions of Drug Price Control Order (DPCO).
The Move assumes significance as country fights in combating Covid-19.
Source : PIB