Chandigarh,22.09.18-Prof Jagat Ram, Director PGIMER inaugurated an outlet of AMRIT (Affordable Medicines and Reliable Implants for Treatment) Pharmacy in the Advanced Trauma Centre . This is the sixth such outlet for the benefit of PGI patients. Mr Amitabh Avasthi, Deputy Director, Prof A Rajwanshi, Dean (Research), Prof AK Gupta, Medical Superintendent, Prof RK Sharma, Head, Department of Plastic Surgery, Mr Kumar Abhey, Financial Advisor and many other senior officials were present on the occasion.

The first two AMRIT outlets were opened in Nehru Hospital. Later, one each was opened in Advanced Cardiac Center, Advanced Eye Center and Advanced Pediatric Center. These outlets serve a large number of patients from Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and other parts of North India by providing branded medicines at a discount ranging from 30 to 60 percent.

The outlet in Advanced Trauma Center would benefit the trauma patients that come in an emergency situation from far off places. The chemist here was requested by the administration to keep an ongoing stock for accident victims and other trauma cases.