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The work of the government in ensuring health for all has seen some historic steps being taken. It has even gained international acclaim. Know more about the Modi government's work in the health sector.

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Holistically Strengthening Health Infrastructure in India to Serve People

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

Ayushman Bharat – One Year of the Gamechanger in Healthcare

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

Preventive Health and Affordable Health Care

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

Jaan Hai to Jahaan Hai: Status of Health in India

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