In the past 7 years, the government has been holistically strengthening the health infrastructure taking care of preventive health, curative health and well-being of Indians. In the year of pandemic, the health sector has received a big boost with the Union Budget 2021 seeing a 137% increase for health and wellness with allocation of Rs 2.23 lakh crore including Rs 35,000 crore for COVID vaccination drive.
May 29, 2021
The Modi government has given a new direction to the public healthcare in India. Through the provision of affordable and accessible healthcare services, millions of Indian citizens have been saved from the poverty trap due to high healthcare expenditure. Ayushman Bharat is a key milestone in this direction.
May 29, 2020
Poor health standards and India had been closely associated with each other for decades, driven by the previous government's poor planning and implementation of programs and schemes. However, in the last six years, the Modi government has taken significant steps to improve the health status of Indians.
May 28, 2020
Education and health have always been considered as pillars of economic growth and development. An effective public health system that can assure the nation's health requires the consistent and focused efforts of the government. However, weaknesses in India's health infrastructure were clearly demonstrated for a long time, and took considerable effort of the Narendra Modi government to set it on a path of rectification. From lack of hospitals to the communication gap between the centre, state, and health officials made the health system of India cumbersome, uncoordinated, incomplete, and sometimes inaccurate.
May 28, 2020