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The government's efforts are to strengthen the health infrastructure in Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities, similar to what has been built in big cities: Prime Minister
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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today laid the Foundation Stone of the National Centre for Aging at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi.This will provide the older population with multi-speciality healthcare. It will have 200 general ward beds.

During the same event, the Prime Minister also inaugurated the 555-bed Super Speciality Block in Safdarjung Hospital. He dedicated the 500-bed New Emergency Block in Safdarjung Hospital; the 300-bed PowerGridVishramSadan in AIIMS; and the Connection Motorable Tunnel between AIIMS, Ansari Nagar and Trauma Centre.

The Prime Minister said that in the last four years, a new direction has been given to public healthcare in India. He said that through a series of policy interventions, the Union Government is aiming at a situation where the poor and middle class can access good healthcare services.He said that existing healthcare infrastructure is being upgraded, and good healthcare facilities are being extended to tier 2 and tier 3 cities.

Mentioning the National Health Policy, the Prime Minister said that affordable healthcare and prevention of diseases are also high on the Government’s agenda. He said that Rural Development Ministry, Drinking Water and Sanitation Ministry, Women and Child Development Ministry, and AYUSH Ministry are all involved in this multi-disciplinary approach.  

The Prime Minister said that India has set a target to eliminate TB by 2025, which is well before the global target of 2030. He said he trusts the country’s medical sector to accomplish this task.

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PM reviews steps taken to improve Ease of Doing Business
December 13, 2018
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PM Modi chairs high-level meeting to review progress with regard to Ease of Doing Business
PM stresses on the need to improve last mile delivery, and focus on streamlining procedures to enhance the "Ease of Living" for small businesses and the common man

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today chaired a high-level meeting to review progress with regard to "Ease of Doing Business."

The meeting was attended by senior Union Ministers related to economic matters; Maharashtra Chief Minister Shri Devendra Fadnavis; Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Shri Anil Baijal; and senior officials from the Union Government, Maharashtra Government and Delhi Government.  

The Prime Minister was briefed on progress being made on various parameters related to Ease of Doing Business. Subjects such as construction permits, enforcement of contracts, registering property, starting a business, getting electricity, getting credit, and resolving insolvency came up for discussion.  

India’s rise in the World Bank “Doing Business” rankings from 142 to 77, over the last four years, was taken note of. 

Officials explained the steps being taken to plug shortcomings and resolve bottlenecks in implementing business reforms.  

The Prime Minister stressed on the need to improve last mile delivery, and focus on streamlining procedures, which would  improve not just the "Doing Business" rankings, but also increase the "Ease of Living" for small businesses and the common man. He said this is extremely important for India, as an emerging and vibrant economy. He also spoke of the tremendous global interest about the rise in India's "Doing Business" rankings.