Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman unveiled the Union Budget for the fiscal yr 2021-2022. Starting the Budget speech Finance Minister laid down the 6 foremost pillars of this yr’s price range with Health and nicely being the primary level.
Focusing on the Health Care sector, FM Nirmala launched Aatma Nirbhar Health Yojana with an outlay of Rs 64,180 crores. “The government will set up 15 health emergency centres. It will strengthen the National Center for Disease Control,” she mentioned.
Moving on to India’s vaccination programme, FM Nirmala lauded the Modi authorities for conducting the world’s largest and profitable inoculation drive and mentioned that the federal government will present Rs 35,000 crore for COVID-19 vaccination in 2021-22 fiscal.
“I have provided Rs 35,000 crore for COVID-19 vaccine in this year 2021-22. I’m committed to providing further funds if required. The Budget outlay for health and well being is Rs 2.23 lakh crore in 2021-22 as against BE of Rs 94,452 crore and marks an increase of 137 per cent,” she mentioned whereas presenting 2021-22 Budget within the Lok Sabha.
Unveiling this yr’s price range, FM Nirmala introduced the Atmanirbhar Health Yojana throughout Union Budget 2021. The new scheme may have a monetary allocation of ₹64,180 crore over six years which shall be along with the National Health Mission.
Finance Minister mentioned that this yr’s healthcare price range focuses on strengthening three areas- stopping, healing, and nicely being.
FM Nirmala Sitharaman mentioned:
- the PM Atmanirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana will spend Rs 64,180 crore on main, secondary and tertiary healthcare over a interval of six years.
- This shall be along with the National Health Mission.
- 17,000 rural and 11,000 city well being and wellness centres to be arrange.
- Integrated public well being labs to be arrange in every district, 3,382 block public well being items in 11 states.
- The Urban Swachh Bharat 2.zero mission to be launched at an outlay of ₹1.41 lakh crore over 5 years.
- The FY22 well being and well-being spend has been pegged at 2.23 lakh crore
- Of 2,23 lakh crore, ₹35,000 crores has been earmarked for the COVID-19 vaccine