Healthcare 2016

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Budget 2016: A pro-poor budget; adherence to fiscal deficit a big positive, say experts
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Budget 2016: A pro-poor budget; adherence to fiscal deficit a big positive, say experts

Here is what experts ranging from macroeconomic, infrastructure to banking sector have to say on Budget 2016

Budget 2016: Healthcare cannot wait, Mr Jaitley; healthy India can hasten wealthy India
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Budget 2016: Healthcare cannot wait, Mr Jaitley; healthy India can hasten wealthy India

Out of Pocket expenses figures by World Bank for India stand much higher at 86 per cent for the year 2012.

Budget 2016: Implement Katoch Committee recommendations to boost pharma sector
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Budget 2016: Implement Katoch Committee recommendations to boost pharma sector

While maintaining the existing deductions, it might be beneficial to provide tax incentives for transformational R&D efforts

Budget 2016: 7 steps that can boost indirect tax revenue, GDP growth 
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Budget 2016: 7 steps that can boost indirect tax revenue, GDP growth 

In spite of the likely improved tax administration, the tax payers have significant expectations from this year’s Budget

Budget 2016: Why Jaitley should come with a smarter social sector package
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Budget 2016: Why Jaitley should come with a smarter social sector package

Rural roads can actually be linked with the agricultural sector as the last mile connectivity of farmers to the mandi is hindered by the absence of such roads

Budget 2016: Give more exemptions, deductions for salaried class & senior citizens
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Budget 2016: Give more exemptions, deductions for salaried class & senior citizens

Although there is a higher limit of deduction for senior citizens for medical insurance but for the day to day medical needs there is no deduction

Budget 2016: Raise personal IT exemption limit to Rs 4 lakh, says Assocham
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Budget 2016: Raise personal IT exemption limit to Rs 4 lakh, says Assocham

Assocham has asked the government to increase the personal income tax exemption limit in budget to Rs 4 lakh from Rs 2.5 lakh for all individual taxpayers.

Budget 2016: CPI(M) demands more allocations for welfare schemes in Budget
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Budget 2016: CPI(M) demands more allocations for welfare schemes in Budget

Politburo member Brinda Karat today said the 2016-17 Budget should have more allocations after one year of "crime" against people by cutting allocations for welfare schemes.

Budget 2016: Jamaat-e-Islami Hind forwards suggestions to govt for Budget 2016-17
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Budget 2016: Jamaat-e-Islami Hind forwards suggestions to govt for Budget 2016-17

The Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) has made some suggestions related to social sector, rural development and interest-free farm credit for inclusion in the Budget for 2016-17.

Budget 2016: Many medical projects stuck due to resource crunch, says  ICMR director
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Budget 2016: Many medical projects stuck due to resource crunch, says ICMR director

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) today said a large number of biomedical research projects being undertaken by 32 scientific organizations across the country have been stuck due to resource crunch.

Budget 2016: Social sector seeks sin tax on tobacco items, double health spend
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Budget 2016: Social sector seeks sin tax on tobacco items, double health spend

HelpAge India also demanded that Central allocation for old age pension be increased to Rs 500 per month per person for those between 60-79 years and Rs 1,000 per month for those over the age of 80 years.

Budget 2016: CPI demands Govt increase allocation for social sector
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Budget 2016: CPI demands Govt increase allocation for social sector

With Centre's pre-budget consultations getting underway, CPI today demanded "substantial" increase in allocations for social sector schemes in light of "unprecedented inequalities" caused by pursuit of neo-liberal economic policies in the country.

Budget 2016: Healthcare sector demands exemption from GST
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Budget 2016: Healthcare sector demands exemption from GST

An apex body of the healthcare sector today urged the government to exempt healthcare services from Goods and Services Tax (GST), increase tax exemption on preventive health checkup and set up healthcare infrastructure medical innovation funds.

Budget 2016: Raise I-T exemption limit to Rs 5 lakh, says unions
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Budget 2016: Raise I-T exemption limit to Rs 5 lakh, says unions

Trade unions today asked government to increase tax exemption limit to Rs 5 lakh, raise minimum pension to Rs 3,000 and a minimum wage of Rs 18,000, as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley underlined the need for providing social security to unorganised sector workers.