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CSIR keen to revive sick Bengal PSU pharma cos

24 July 2011

KOLKATA:The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in a bid to expand the role of public sector in low cost healthcare has expressed interest in reviving at least some of the State-owned healthcare companies in West Bengal.

“Yes, we are interested in participating in the revival of PSU sick pharma and healthcare companies in West Bengal,” CSIR director-general Mr Samir K Brahmachari told PTI.

He said the CSIR could contribute in technological upgradation and equity stake or both. There are a few old well known pharma companies in the state like Bengal Immunity (now closed) and Bengal Chemicals & Pharamceuticals Ltd (a sick company)….

Read more: http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/industry-and-economy/article2290187.ece

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July 25, 2011 at 10:53 pm

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