The country’s largest hospital AIIMS has received Rs 310.04 crore in this budget as compared to earlier.
The country’s largest hospital AIIMS (AIIMS) has increased by Rs 310.04 crore in this budget as compared to earlier, while the budget of Safdarjung Hospital has increased by Rs 226.86 crore.
- Last Updated:February 2, 2021, 5:35 PM IS
What did the central government get for these hospitals
The Union Finance Minister, while presenting the budget in the Lok Sabha, announced to give Rs 3,800 crore to AIIMS. Last year, Rs 3,489 crore 96 lakh was given to AIIMS. In the 2019-20 budget, the Modi government gave Rs 3,395 crore 19 lakh to AIIMS.
Safdarjung Hospital has been given Rs 1545 crore 78 lakh by the Central Government for the financial year 2021-22 ..
Safdarjung’s budget also increased after AIIMS
The central government has given Rs 1545 crore 78 lakh for Safdarjung Hospital for the financial year 2021-22. Last year, the central government gave Rs 1318.86 crore to Safdarjung. This year, Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital (RML Hospital) has been given Rs 950 crore 10 lakh. Last year, the Modi government had given Rs 885 crore 60 lakh to RML, but later reduced it.
Budget of these central government hospitals in Delhi also increased
Similarly, the Union Government has given Rs 600.79 crore to Lady Harding, Rs 149.92 crore to Kalavati Saran, 288.35 crore to Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and 348. 87 crore to All India Ayurveda Institute.
Since the Korna epidemic, the Modi government has topped the health sector in six pillars in this year’s budget.
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Overall, after the Korna epidemic, the Modi government has topped the health sector in six pillars in this year’s budget. The Finance Minister has made it clear that now the government is serious about providing cheap treatment to the common people with quality. In the Corona era, the private sectors played a very important role, but now the central government cannot leave the health sector solely on the private sector. The Union Government has shown that by presenting the health budget, the government is also ready to take responsibility for it.