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Amma pharmacy gets going

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Besides, Amma Unavagam, Amma Vegetables, Amma Mineral Water, Amma Salt, Amma Tea, now we have ….

Amma pharmacy gets going – The Hindu

[h=2]Prices will be 10-15% lower thanthose at private chemists [/h]Since the news of thelaunch of ‘Amma Marundhagam’ (Amma pharmacy), scores of customers are lining upnear the store located on Nanganallur First Main Road, one of the 10 storesacross the State that were inaugurated by Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Thursday.

The objective is touse the cooperative network to stock up medicines purchased in bulk from drugcompanies at a marginal discount and ensure sale at a slightly higher price,which would still be lower than retail market price.

D. Ponnivalavan, managerof Nanganallur Primary Cooperative Stores, which runs the pharmacy, said theprices would be 10 to 15 per cent less than those offered by private chemists.

“Drugs for bloodpressure and sugar-related ailments are the most sought after. Medicines alwaystop the list of monthly expenditure, and we want to be more cautious on thatcount,” said Lalitha Rao, a resident of The Hindu Colony.

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: Amma pharmacy gets going - The Hindu
Amma canteens, Amma movie theatre: 7 products named after Jayalalithaa that are all over Tamil Nadu right now –IBN Live

There is no end to the welfare schemes available in Tamil Nadu under Jayalalitha's rules. If you look around you'll find Jayalalitha everywhere.

On her 66th birthday, the Music and Fine Arts University, which is a government run institution organised a 66-hour festival, the health department organised 660 medical camps and 66 lakh tree saplings were planted! There was even a blood donation drive on her birthday that made it to the Guinness Book with over 50,000 participants.

A huge fan of Jayalalitha's, the mayor of Chennai took it upon himself to expand the reach of 'Brand Amma'. From canteens that sell idlis for one rupee and packaged water priced at just Rs. 10 for a litre, you'll find Amma everywhere you go.

What's more there's even an upcoming Amma cinema theatre that offers tickets at subsidised rates! Here are the seven Brand Amma schemes that you'll find in Tamil Nadu.

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: Amma canteens, Amma movie theatre: 7 products named after Jayalalithaa that are all over Tamil Nadu right now - IBNLive
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