Pilot demands Rajasthan govt to review decision on free medicine scheme

PCC President Sachin Pilot has demanded Rajasthan government to review its decision to revise the criteria for determining beneficiaries of free medicines introduced by the previous Congress regime.

Allocation for health sector enhanced three-fold: PM

Recognising the need to address complex challenges in the health sector, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said allocation for it has been enhanced by about three times in the 12th Plan Period with enhanced thrust on nutrition and sanitation.

Rs 27,000 crore project for free medicines to start this year

In an ambitious project, government proposes to provide free medicines to millions of people through a Rs 27,000 crore joint initiative of the Centre and states within this year.