Ayushman Bharat
Books  /  Published 14.10.19

Banerjee on what ails healthcare

In addition, it is not clear that the government should rely entirely on the private sector to deliver tertiary care within PMJAY. Conflicts over the appropriate payment for treatment and accusations ...
By Abhijit Banerjee in

India  /  Published 02.10.19

Health glass half full (or empty)

Inactive hospitals and fewer patients’ admissions than expected have vexed a nationwide health scheme launched by the Centre a year ago to provide free hospital treatment to poor and vulnerable fami...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.09.19

Congress takes jab at democracy, drama and deceit

The Congress on Sunday said the first 100 days of Narendra Modi’s second government had witnessed a “continued subversion of democracy” and the politics of “deceit” alongside the tactic of d...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 13.08.19

Women’s health is not considered important enough

Inequality is a concept that most Indians, especially women, are familiar with. Many a study has outlined how women are deprived of even the most basic necessities. Take, for instance, the recent stud...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.08.19

Jharkhand's new hospital for PM-JAY beneficiaries

Chief minister Raghubar Das inaugurated a new hospital exclusively for beneficiaries of the Centre’s flagship health insurance scheme for the poor on Tuesday, courtesy Tata Steel. Essentially an ex...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 06.07.19

Union Budget: Job woes get short shrift

The government may claim to be massively ambitious for the Indian economy and hope to achieve a $5 trillion size GDP by 2022 (which implies more than doubling from its current size in just five years,...
By Jayati Ghosh in

India  /  Published 05.07.19

Health budget boost falls short of promises

The Centre has proposed Rs 62,659 crore for health for 2019-20, a 15 per cent increase over last year’s revised expenditure. But public health experts predicted that the outlay would not be enough f...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 23.04.19

Wanted: clamour on health care in India

As the general elections approach, political parties scramble to add last-minute, pious healthcare promises to their manifestos. Healthcare ranks low on the State’s agenda. But just as risks for irr...
By Soham D. Bhaduri in

Opinion  /  Published 10.09.18

Loose ends

By Soham D. Bhaduri in

India  /  Published 05.06.19

Odisha gives Ayushman Bharat plan a rethink

The Naveen Patnaik government in Odisha, which had firmly opposed the Centre’s flagship health programme Ayushman Bharat before the Lok Sabha elections, appears likely to give it a second thought.Th...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


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