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Pvt players must help set up bulk drug, med devices pak: Mandaviya

The minister also said India can progress, if health and hygiene are also included in the overall economic development plan

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Both the central and state governments can become partners with equity, and they can exit at a later stage, he said

Press Trust of India New Delhi
Private sector should come forward to develop bulk drug and medical devices parks in the country and the government could support them in this, Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilisers Mansukh Mandaviya said on Monday.

The government is taking measures to ensure that the Indian healthcare sector becomes self-reliant, he said in his inaugural address at the 'Virtual Healthcare & Hygiene Expo 2020' organised by industry body Ficci.

"Private sector should come forward to make such parks, and the government can support them.

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First Published: Jun 22 2020 | 7:52 PM IST

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