Company to make drugs affordable

KATHMANDU: Deurali-Janta Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd said it was preparing to manufacture and make available new medicines of gastrointestinal and liver diseases at an affordable price.

Hari Bhakta Sharma, executive director of the pharmaceutical company, said, “The company has created a separate division under the name ‘Divyam’ to manufacture medicines of gastrointestinal and liver diseases from next month.

“The company’s initiative is expected to bring down import of similar medicines and provide the drugs to patients at an affordable price, said Sharma speaking at a programme organised to mark the company’s 25th anniversary in the capital on Wednesday.

The company has allocated a budget of Rs 100 million for the new division.