Budget 2020: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has made some big announcements for the health sector while presenting the budget for the financial year 2020-21. Let's know what Sitharaman said ...
69 thousand crores are proposed for the health sector. This includes 6 thousand 400 crore rupees of PM Jan Arogya Yojana.
More than 20 thousand hospitals are on the panel under PM Jan Arogya Yojana. We will increase it.
Mission Indradhanush has been expanded to cover 12 diseases. Five new vaccines have been added to it.
More than 20 thousand hospitals are connected with PM Jan Arogya Yojana. These Ayushmans treat the beneficiaries of India. We will be made hospitals in Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities and PPP mode.
It will start with 112 aspiring districts in the first phase. In these also, the districts which do not have a single hospital panel will be given priority. This will employ large numbers.
The money received from the tax levied on medical equipment will be used to build these hospitals.
Jan Aushadhi Kendra will be brought to every district by 2024. 2 thousand medicines and 3 thousand surgical will be available in these.
The Fit India movement is also underway. Clean India Mission is also going on.
TB will lose, the country will win - this campaign has been launched. TV disease will be eradicated from India by 2025.
ODF Plus to increase awareness about cleanliness. The focus will be on solid waste collection. 12,300 crore has been earmarked for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in 2020-21 this year.
Water life mission is going on to deliver water from pipes to every house, which is being given Rs 3.6 lakh crore. The target is to implement this scheme in cities with more than 10 lakh population by this year.