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Decoding Health Budget 2022-23: The Good and the bad
Newsclick | 09/02/2022 09:00 AM | Click to read full article
The Union Budget 2022-23 rode on the back of a myriad of expectations for different sectors emerging out of the context of the pandemic. The provisions to be made for the health sector were especially anticipated, given its critical role during and beyond the present crisis.
The health budget saw a rise of about 16% in absolute terms from the last fiscal, as a percentage of GDP, it remained stagnant at 0.35%.