public health budget 2023

Public health policy must focus on non-communicable diseases

Half of the public health budget comes from the National Health Mission that saw a 1.2% increase in allocation compared with the previous year. #budget2023 #ayushmanbharat #mgnrega #publichealth Read more »
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Budget 2023: Focused on ESG and inclusive growth

Budget 2023 has set aside Rs 35,000 crore towards capital investment initiatives to achieve net zero emissions by 2070. Read more »
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Budget 2023: India needs to push the envelope to allay ecological concerns

Budget 2023 has pledged Rs 35,000 crore in support of net zero and energy transition objectives, although the fine print of the plan is yet to be announced. Read more »
Income tax, budget 2023

Budget 2023 reduces income tax burden on middle class

The raising of income tax exemption limit promises to be highly popular among the middle class, but will raise a challenge for the government which is struggling to rein in the ballooning... Read more »
Budget 2023

Budget 2023 presents hope amid global headwinds

For the upcoming financial year 2023-24, the budget 2023 has reduced the fiscal deficit target to 5.9% of the GDP. Read more »
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Budget 2023: Indian Railways seeks Rs 2 trillion allocation

The Indian railways ministry has sought higher allocation from Budget 2023 to meet the funding needs of projects in network expansion, electrification and signalling, as well as rolling stock upgradation. Read more »
budget 2023 north east india

Budget 2023: Focus on infrastructure in northeastern region

Budget 2023 is expected to focus on Infrastructure projects in the northeast to boost connectivity in the form of airports and railways links. Read more »
Budget 2023 on social sector

Budget 2023 will raise social spending despite constraints

Budget 2023 may roll out heavy public spending in education and healthcare as India seeks to tap its demographic dividend. Read more »
MSME sector budget 2023 wishlist

Budget 2023: 10 suggestions to kickstart MSME sector

The government must establish a separate ministry for micro enterprises that constitute 99% of the MSMEs as they need different policies, different support and different growth strategies, writes KE Raghunathan. Read more »
online gaming

Online gaming: Regulation must inspire confidence among stakeholders

India should not squander the opportunity to be a world leader in online gaming by over-regulation of the sunrise industry. Read more »