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