Center to supply 1 crore Colchicine tablets to Karnataka

Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Ashwathnarayna said the Centre has responded positively to the state request to send one crore colchicine tablets for the covid-19 patients.

In a letter written to Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers D V Sadananda Gowda requested for supply of one million colchicine tablets. The Union Minister, who has taken immediate action, has held talks with Pankaj Patel, President of the Jyadas Cadillac Company, manufacturer of colchicine tablets.

“The company has agreed to supply all the colchicine tablets as per the demand of the state,” the Union Minister said in reply to his letter.