Budget 2021: ₹2.23 lakh cr for healthcare, FM unveils ₹64,180-cr Atmanirbhar Health Yojana1 min read . Updated: 01 Feb 2021, 11:21 AM IST
- The new scheme will have a financial allocation of ₹64,180 crore over six years, announced finance minister
- The FY22 health and well-being spend has been pegged at 2.23 lakh crore, Sitharaman said
To boost healthcare infrastructure across the country amid ongoing coronavirus pandemic, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced Atmanirbhar Health Yojana. The scheme will have a financial allocation of ₹64,180 crore over six years, finance minister said while presenting Budget 2021. "Even at the outset investment in health infrastructure in this budget increased substantially progressively as institutions observe more. Taking a holistic approach, we focus on strengthening three areas- preventing, curative and well being. Health system a new Centrally sponsored scheme PM Atmanirbhar Swasthya Bharat Yojana will be launched with an outlay of ₹64,180 crore," she mentioned.
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