Science & Technology

Indian Healthcare Sector holds enormous potential for growth: Niti Aayog

In a report released by Niti Aayog, a wide range of investment opportunities in different segments of healthcare sector has come to the light. The report states that medical devices, hospitals, telemedicine, health insurance, medical value travel as well as home healthcare are among the segments where promising opportunities of growth lie and that the […]

Economic Survey calls for increased public spending on healthcare services

The Economic Survey 2021-21 has made a strong recommendation for increased spending on healthcare services up to 2.5 to 3 per cent of GDP from the current 1 per cent. The survey has noted this can significantly curtail the out of the pocket expenditure (OOPE) to 35% from the current 65% on healthcare. Finance Minister […]