RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- NEED FOR RAPID UPGRADATION OF HEALTH INFRASTRUCTURE

    Current state of India’s health infrastructure- World Bank data: India had 85.7 physicians per 1,00,000 people in 2017 (in contrast to 98 in Pakistan, 100 in Sri Lanka and 241 in Japan). 53 beds per 1,00,000 people (in contrast to 63 in Pakistan, 79.5 in Bangladesh, 415 in Sri Lanka and 1,298 in …

Government amends the extant FDI policy

Government amends the extant FDI policy What to study? For Prelims: Key changes introduced and implications. For Mains: Significance and the need for these measures. Context: The Government has amended certain sections of the FDI policy for curbing opportunistic takeovers/acquisitions of Indian companies due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. While India shares a land border with Pakistan, Bangladesh, …