Healthcare Sector – Budget 2021

The experiences of Covid-19 have delineated the importance for emerging economies to invest in healthcare infrastructure at all levels – primary, secondary and tertiary. The budgetary announcements of the outlay of INR 64,180 crore under the Aatmanirbhar Swastha Bharat Yojana have hit the bulls eye in this area. The approach followed by the Indian government is a marked departure from existing practices of reduction of out-of-pocket expenditure of the citizens.

Quote by Sidharrth Shankar on Healthcare Sector  – Budget 2021 published in Mondaq.