SANSAD TV: PERSPECTIVE- DECODING BUDGET 2022-23: SPENDING ON HEALTH

Introduction: In the Union Budget 2022-23, the health sector has been allocated a little over Rs 86,000 crore – a hike of 16 percent over nearly Rs 74,000 crore in 2021-22. Out of this, Rs 83,000 crore have been allocated to the Department of Health and Family Welfare while Rs 3200 crore have been allocated …

Insights into Editorial: Big on hopes, short on ideas: On Union Budget 2022-23

    Context: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on February 1 presented a budget worth Rs 39.45 lakh crore with massive push to infrastructure spending. Spending outlays on several other key sectors including health care, rural development and the vital jobs and income providing national rural employment guarantee scheme have all shrunk as a percentage of …