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India still has great distance to cover in health sector, says Mukherjee

Last Updated: Saturday, March 16, 2013, 20:58

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday the nation still has a great distance to go in ensuring proper health care systems to its population.

Economic Survey 2013: Plan outlay for health up by 13.9% at Rs 30,477 cr

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 21:03

Giving priority to the health services sector, the government increased the plan outlay by 13.9 percent to Rs 30,477 crore in financial year 2012-13, Economic Survey on Wednesday said.

Health ministry objects to Plan Com draft paper for the sector

Last Updated: Sunday, August 12, 2012, 17:54

The Health Ministry has raised serious objections to the Planning Commission's 12th Plan draft approach paper for the sector, which proposes enhanced role of the private sector in health care delivery.

Govt to spend 2% GDP on health sector

Last Updated: Saturday, August 11, 2012, 19:19

The government on Saturday said it will spend nearly two percent of GDP on health care sector.

Increase health care allocation to 2.5% of GDP: Dr Reddy's

Last Updated: Friday, March 09, 2012, 14:17

At least 2.5 percent of the country's GDP in the forthcoming Budget should be allocated on improving health care, says Dr Reddy's Laboratories, India's second largest drug maker.

India to nearly double expenditure on health

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 29, 2012, 16:20

Government Wednesday decided to increase its total health expenditure to 2.5 percent of GDP by the end of the 12th Plan, from the current 1.4 percent.