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HEALTH AND WELLNESS SECTOR

Updated: Mar 11


Author: Shikha, III year of LL.B, from Modi law college


Healthcare is related to political and economic correspondence and is a very lucrative industry for independent athletes. Private sectors, government officials and politicians make sure that health sector remain in the hands of private players. If we look at the pattern of ownership of the private medical colleges and the chains of private hospitals, we will find that many politicians have direct / indirect connections / stakeholders in many of these organizations. This can be improved in the following ways:


  • Spending on public funds in these areas will reduce the independence potential of independent actors in the area. Government salaries run institutions in these sectors are being paid very poorly which is why the quality is deteriorating. Health care is a part of government spending. In other words, the government uses the health and well-being of its people in the hope of benefiting its citizens in the long run.

  • For example, a healthy society can mean a reduction in insurance requirements, eradicating disease and disease from people can mean better spending on government spending, as spending will focus on recurrence and fewer health problems.

  • However, India faces immediate challenges, such as employment, corruption, red tapism and so on. No health care spending or programs or schemes can be reached if you do not have a last-minute service delivery system for the poor.

  • It therefore makes sense to prioritize government actions. Like first finding the most pressing problems, then fix and create delivery systems and second, access health care systems beyond that infrastructure, reduce leaks near the chain and increase the impact

  • However, there is a side problem of people. Even if you provide health care to the poor in India, who make up 65% of the population, you cannot improve their whole life because they suffer from poor sanitation, poverty, pollution, open access problems and so on illness.


Recently, the Minister of Finance presented the Union Budget for 2021-22. This was the Union's first digital budget. According to Article 112 of the Indian Constitution, the annual Union Budget is called the Annual Financial Statements.

India's total budget for health and welfare has increased by 137% in the 2021-22 financial year. India's total budget for health and welfare has increased by 137% in the 2021-22 financial year to Rs. 2.23 lakh crore compared to spending for the 2020-21 budget as the country seeks to upgrade its health care system to detect and treat new and emerging diseases after Covid-19.


The budget presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman includes a new government-sponsored program called Prime Minister Atma Nirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana, which was released at a cost of Rs64,180 crores six years ago. Set aside Rs.35,000 million for Covid-19 vaccine. She also proposed to double the Indian health and welfare spending of 2.2 trillion rupees


The initiative aims to improve the skills of the primary, secondary and tertiary health systems, strengthen existing national institutions, and build new facilities, detect and treat new diseases after the 10.7 million diseases that have plagued more than 154,000 people living in the country and it will also be added to the National Health Mission.


The budget for Health and Wellbeing is 2,23,846 crores on BE 2021-22 compared to this year's BE of 94,452 pages, an increase of 137 percent," Sitharaman said. The budget provides much-needed health, sanitation and waste management services, all of which will help to improve health and well-being. Primary health care is receiving more support, and even the neglected part of the city is receiving new health care facilities. Strengthening the national disease surveillance system and entry points and laboratory capacity in all regions are needed to prevent epidemics and to deal with the epidemic.


As malnutrition is one of India's biggest concerns because many health-related indicators have not yet developed, the government has proposed the introduction of Mission Poshan 2.0, for strengthening nutritious content, delivery, access, and outcomes by combining additional nutrition Program with the previous Poshan Abhiyan. Another area of ​​focus is to provide clean water, sanitation, and a clean environment, as a requirement for lifelong well-being. The Jal Jeevan Mission (urban), will be launched with the aim of supplying water to all 4,378 urban areas with 28.6 million home pipelines to be used over five years, at a cost of Rs. 2.87 pounds.


The total allocation compared to last year looks good as it has been put under the club under health and well-being, but you can’t compare bananas and oranges as there are so many one-time distributions that can’t be repeated. This has been a pandemic and more than 10-11% is expected from the government. If we look at the last few budgets, spending on health care is reduced and directed at other costs.


This contrast with the ignorance of health care in India is due to the selective ignorance of these fields. There is a great deal of interest in improving the health care sector