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Budget outlay for health & well-being hiked by 137 pct

Updated: February 1, 2021 2:49 pm
The budget proposals rest on 6 pillars of Health and Well-being; Physical & Financial Capital, and Infrastructure;  Inclusive Development for Aspirational India; Reinvigorating Human Capital; Innovation and R&D and Minimum Government and Maximum Governance.
A new centrally sponsored scheme, PM Atma Nirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana, will be launched with an outlay of about 64,180 crores over 6 years. This will be in addition to the National Health Mission.
Urban Swachh Bharat Mission 2.0 to be implemented with a total financial allocation of over 1.41 lakh crores over a period of 5 years from 2021 to 2026.To tackle the problem of air pollution 2,217 crore rupees will be provided for 42 urban centres.
35,000 crore rupees was already allotted for Covid-19 vaccine in budget estimate 2021-22;  further funds to be provided, if required.

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