Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Spending on Health Sector

A statement showing expenditure on health by Government of India as well as States/UTs and as percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for 2015-16 (RE) and 2016-17 (BE), is   given below:
A statement showing expenditure on health by Government of India and  States/UT as percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for 2015-16 (RE) and 2016-17 (BE)

Heads
2015-16(RE)
2016-17 (BE)

Government of India
43,657.61  Crore
49,874.33 Crore

States/UTs
1,14,085.75 Crore
1,30,782.43 Crore

Total
1,57,743.36 Crore
1,80,656.76 Crore

As percentage of GDP
1.15 %
1.18%


Source:  (i) Health Sector Financing by Centre and States/UTs in India ( 2014-15 to 2016-17).  
(ii)  GDP date source: CSO, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation,      Press Note dated 28/2/2017.

The Revised Estimate for 2016-17 and Budget Estimate for 2017-18 under National Health Mission are Rs.20,037 crore and Rs. 21,940 crore respectively.  The National Health Policy, 2017 envisages public expenditure on health to increase to 2.5% of GDP in a time bound manner by 2025.

The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Smt Anupriya Patel stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha here today.


Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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