The government claims that its mass healthcare scheme, Ayushman Bharat, has already benefited over 3.55 million people through hospital admissions, nearly 45% of which were in the last four months.
According to the health ministry, the objective of Ayushman Bharat is to reduce the financial burden on vulnerable groups. Rolled out in September 2018, the government says it has already authorised ₹5,600 crore for it.
Similarly, the Union cabinet late last month approved the creation of a buffer stock of 4 million tonnes of sugar at an estimated cost of ₹1,674 crore Read More
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