New Delhi: Feb 28, 2011
India's health allocation has been hiked by 20 per cent to Rs 26,760 crore for the sector with special focus on research, insurance cover for marginal workers and medical education. "For health, I propose to step up the plan allocations in 2011-12 by 20 per cent to Rs 26,760 crore,” Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said while presenting budget. He also said the Rashtriya Swasthya Beema Yojana has "emerged as an effective instrument for providing health cover to marginal workers".
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