61,398 crore for health sector in budget, highest in two years

New DELHI: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal announced on Friday. The budget allocation of Rs. 61,398 crore for the health sector for the fiscal year 2019-2020 and Rs 6,400 crore has been allocated for the "Ayushman Bharat" project at the ambitious center.
Health expenditure for the fiscal year that is expected to be the highest year in the past two fiscal years and increased by 16% from 2018-2019, which is Rs. 54,302.50 million.

More than Rs. 250 million rupees have been allocated to establish Ayushman Bharat Health and Wellness Center under the National Urban Health Mission to provide comprehensive and quality basic care close to the RS 1350 crore community. Allocation for health and wellness centers under the national rural health mission

Under a nearly 1.5 hundred thousand sub-center and health center project, will be transformed into a health and wellness center by 2022. These centers will provide treatment for diabetes, cancer and other diseases.

The allocation for the National Health Mission (NHM) for the year 2019-20 has been raised to Rs 31,745 Rs.10 crore from the latest budget allocation of Rs 30,683.05 ten million rupees. Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna (RSBY ) Which qualifies under the NHM, see Rs 156 crore allocation reduced from Rs 144 crore

The government allocated Rs 2,500 crore for the National AIDS Control Program and increased Rs of Rs. 575 crore from the latest budget allocation of Rs 1,925 crore.

Budget allocation for AIIMS increased to Rs 3599 crore from Rs 3,298 crore in the fiscal year 2018-2019.

The National Program for Health Care for Seniors saw an increase in allocations from Rs 80 crore to Rs 105 Rs.10 crore while the National Mental Health Program saw an increase from Rs 5.50 ten million. 40 ten million rupees

The budget allocation for national programs for the prevention and control of cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and stroke has increased to Rs 175 crore from Rs. 100.50 million to Rs., Allocated to tobacco control programs and drug reduction programs. Stick is Rs 65 crores reduced by Rs 2 ten million rupees