Union Budget 2019: A review of major health highlights

While ‘health’ dominated the union budget speech last year, with Modi government’s launch of ‘Ayushman Bharat’ scheme, a major budgetary allocation is made this year for the scheme

Union Budget 2019: A review of major health highlightsFrom an allocation of Rs 2,000 crore last year, for the entire 12 months, the government has put aside a substantial amount of Rs 6,400 crore for the next financial year, for ‘Ayushman Bharat’ scheme. Defence accounts for 11% of India’s overall expenditures and health accounts for only 2%, in this year’s budget. India’s defence […]