Science & Technology

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 […]

Govt launches Rs 10,000 crore NCDC Ayushman Sahakar Fund for Healthcare Infra

The Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare has come up with Rs 10,000 crore NCDC Ayushman Sahakar Fund to strengthen healthcare infrastructure through cooperatives. Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister of. Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Food Processing Industries, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj launched this fund as well as Ayushman Sahakar Fund to help cooperative create […]