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)
Government of India
As percentage of GDP
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.