Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Nishulk Aushadhi Vitran Yojana

The scheme was started in 2012 in 1595 Health Centres across the state. As per the scheme, free medicines are distributed to people. The Health Department looks after proper implementation of the scheme in all District Hospitals, Civil Hospitals, Community Centres and Primary Health Centres. In the case of unavailability of medicines or drugs, the hospital management has to purchase them and provide it free of cost to people. Under the scheme, a record of prescriptions by medical practitioners will be maintained and auditing will be done. Monitoring is done through computers and Distribution Centres are also accorded with ranks.