04-02-2018 10:00 AM | Shilpika Bajpai | My Indian Dream
Government's new plan to provide health insurance to about half the country's population.
On the announcement of new budget 2018-19, the Modi government discussed the new scheme of National Health Protection Scheme.
The scheme plans to provide health insurance to almost half the nation's population. This scheme would require a budget of 11,000 crores in Central and State government funding every year.
According to the plan, a cost of Rs.1100 will be incurred to ensure each family, stated one official. According to the current government, this is the world's largest government-funded health care programme.