PM Narendra Modi inaugurated a 2,600-bed private hospital in Faridabad. The inaugurated hospital is equipped with cutting-edge technology, including a centralised fully-automated laboratory, which will be a major boost to healthcare infrastructure in the National Capital Region (NCR) and Haryana. Haryana Governor Bandaru Dattatreya and Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar were also present on the occasion. The hospital will help to enhance the… read-more
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
The Central Government on November 13, released Rs 8,453.92 crores to 19 states as a grant to strengthen their health systems. The grant was released by the department of expenditure as per the recommendations of the Fifteenth Finance Commission, said the finance ministry. Moreover, grants for the remaining nine states will also be released once the union ministry receives their proposal, according to sources.
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
The Reserve Bank of India has announced Rs 50,000 crore under the priority sector lending for the COVID-related health infrastructure. RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das on May 5 said that the amount will be dispersed till March 31, 2022, and it will be used for hospitals, oxygen suppliers, vaccines and drugs among other COVID requirements. Besides, he stated that banks will be creating a COVID-19 loan book for this purpose.
Courtesy: The Hindu