articles by Hitesh Sharma

Business

Budget 2020: A mixed bag for healthcare services, pharma sector; additional duties on medical devices to hike costs for consumers

While one of the key focus areas for this Budget 2020-21 on socio-welfare front is to widen the reach of affordable healthcare services, it also lays emphasis on government policy of ‘Make in India’.

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Budget 2020: Policy reforms, additional outlay only way to boost life science, healthcare and pharmaceutical industry

Given the ambition of the government to make India a $5 trillion economy in the next five years, pharmaceutical and life science could be the ‘Target sector’ in Budget 2020 for reforms,