Pharma industry has important role to play in making India self-reliant, says Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal has said that Pharmaceutical industry has an important role to play in Aatmanirbhar Bharat.

Interacting with the leaders in the Pharmaceutical industry and Office-bearers of the Pharma Associations through the Video Conference, Mr Goyal lauded the pharma industry for making India proud, by rising to the occasion during the COVID crisis.

He said that India has been recognized as the Pharmacy of the World, as over 120 countries got some essential medicines, during the last two months. He said, the whole world appreciated India’s gesture, and this has swelled India’s goodwill and reputation.

The Minister assured them that the government will fully support the industry’s expansion, diversification and strengthening.