Massive Budget On Healthcare Will Transform Into Accessible And Affordable To People: Guv

Hyderabad: Governor Dr. Tamilisai Soundara Rajan expressed confidence that the massive allocation made to the healthcare sector in the Union Budget – 2023 will help create a sustainable healthcare sector in the country.

The Governor said that a huge allocation of Rs. 89,156 crores made for the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in the recent budget would tremendously transform the healthcare infrastructure and services in the country.

The Governor was chairing a session on “Health Sector initiatives and allocations proposed in the Union Budget – 2023-24 at the Raj Bhaven, today. The Governor stated that the budgetary allocation has the potential to make the best possible healthcare accessible and affordable to the people across the country. The governor said that medical education, the paramedical sector, health insurance coverage for the people, and telemedicine will get a major boost through this futuristic budgetary allocation for the healthcare sector.

Referring to the increased outlay for the Ayushman Bharat, she stated that it would expedite the government’s target to bring 40 crores more people under the Health Insurance coverage under the scheme.

The Governor said that increased allocation for health research and opening up of the ICMR Labs for collaborative research will boost innovation and contribute to quality research in the sector.

Top officials from the CCMB, AIImS, Bibinagar, NIN, ESiC Medical College and eminent medical professionals were among those who took part in the deliberations. (Maxim News)

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