Agri deptt decides to expedite campaign against spurious medicines

LAHORE: Punjab Agriculture has decided to expedite the campaign against spurious agriculture medicines.

The decision was made in a meeting held here on Tuesday which also reviewed different recommendation given how to make the agriculture department campaign against the spurious medicines more effective.

The meeting decided to formulate comprehensive strategy to stop the promotion of spurious medicines and the strategy should be implemented in real sense to achieve desired results.

Agriculture officers have been directed to obtain samples of medicines with the help of provided android phones, use pest scan application to get detail of the samples.

The agriculture department Pest Warning department had provided 327 android phones to the officers and these phones would be used in running campaign against spurious medicines vigorously.