Finally, the authorities have started crackdown on a section of pharmacies for failing to meet the norms in Tinsukia district of Assam. A team of health department visited a number of pharmacies in Margherita, Ledo and Jagun areas on Saturday.
The team comprising drugs inspector Krishna Baishya, drugs officer Rajib Gogoi and deputy drugs controller Hari Chandra Deori gave a surprise visit to a number of nursing homes and pharmacies and examined the documents. During the surprise visit, the health department team cancelled two licenses detecting a slew of irregularities.
One of them in Jagun while another pharmacy was selling medicines in Lekhapani area. Local residents have appreciated the move to rein in a section of private medical establishments.