Ayushmann Bharat: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Short Note : Healthcare in India

To improve the quantity and quality of primary healthcare in the country, India will have over 40,000 Ayushman Bharat Health and Wellness Centres (AB-HWCs). India currently has 19,000 AB-HWCs operational throughout the country. These facts were part of the information provided by the Union Minister of Health to the Rajya Sabha. What are AB-HWCs? The ..

Budget 2019 : Healthcare in India

The Union Budget 2019 has allocated Rs 62,559 crore for healthcare spending in the financial year 2018-2019. This is an increase of 19% over the last year. Salient Features of the allocation- The Ayushman Bharat which is a flagship scheme of the Union government has an allocation of Rs 6,400 crores. It that aims to ..