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Uttar Pradesh: Major Producer and Exporter of Pharmaceutical Products

  • 21 Mar 2024
  • 1 min read

Why in News?

According to Chief minister Yogi Adityanath, from being a pharma consumer state, Uttar Pradesh is fast moving towards becoming a major producer and exporter of pharmaceutical products.

Key Points

  • The CM said that the government was building a Pharma Park spread over 2,000 acres in Lalitpur and was also planning to develop a Medical Device Park.
  • He also laid the foundation stone for a pharmacy building at the Madan Mohan Malviya University of Technology in Gorakhpur.
    • During the event, the CM also distributed smartphones and tablets to students under the Swami Vivekananda Youth Empowerment Scheme.

Swami Vivekananda Youth Empowerment Scheme

  • Under this scheme, students enrolled in various teaching/training programs of higher/higher educational institutions, graduate, postgraduate, diploma, skill development, paramedical and nursing students etc. will get the benefit of this scheme.
  • The state government will distribute tablets/smart phones to the students through their respective university/college/institute.
  • The devices will help in spreading awareness about the various developmental schemes and programs of the government among the students.
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