Why AAP didn't go for Ayushman Bharat in Delhi: Its own healthcare scheme outweighs Centre’s nationwide plan
It is absolutely fallacious, misleading and incorrigible for Union home minister Amit Shah to say that the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana is rejected by the Delhi government simply for political interest.
Ayushman Bharat could be India's Big Bang moment in healthcare, but addressal of OPD care issues remains a key
By giving up to ₹5 lakh health insurance coverage to 10.7 crore families, the government is bringing healthcare to the poorest of the country, and if realised, it promises a revolution
Public health crisis in India: PM's insurance scheme can't fix systemic problems that affect rural areas
India spends 1.4 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) on healthcare, less than South Asian neighbours Nepal and Sri Lanka.
Narendra Modi launches Ayushman Bharat scheme: All you need to know about 'world's largest' health plan
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced the launch of the Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Scheme (c) on a pilot basis in some states on the occasion of Independence Day, with a full-scale rollout of his pet project scheduled on 25 September.
Petrol, diesel prices at record high: Govt may levy windfall tax on ONGC to curb spiralling retail fuel rates
The government may levy a windfall tax on oil producers like ONGC as part of a permanent solution for moderating the spiralling prices of petrol and diesel
Getting state governments to buy into Modicare and execute it by August, 2018, will be a huge challenge, especially in a big election year.
News18 Rising India Summit: Narendra Modi lays out a CEO's assessment of country's rise in global economy
A large part of the prime minister's speech was focused on the development work that his government has carried out in the country's eastern part with a special focus on North East.
End-TB Summit: Narendra Modi sets target for making India tuberculosis-free five years before global deadline
Stating that global efforts to eliminate TB have not been successful, Narendra Modi advocated for a "change in approach" by adopting multi-sectoral engagement and participation of all stakeholders to eliminate tuberculosis
The government-insurance partnership will drive the crop and health insurance schemes announced.
West Bengal becomes first state to opt out of 'Modicare'; Mamata Banerjee says state already provides free healthcare
West Bengal has become the first state in the country to opt out of 'Modicare', the central government's ambitious healthcare insurance plan, that was announced in the Union Budget earlier this month
Story behind Modi-care: Plan initiated by PM in Jan 2016, took two years in making; not knee-jerk poll sop
The process to implement 'Modi-Care' had begun two years ago when Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave a presentation in his South Block office to 11 senior bureaucrats drawn from different ministries
Joining fellow disgruntled BJP leader Yashwant Sinha in a protest over farmers' issues, MP Shatrughan Sinha today questioned viability of the health insurance scheme announced in the Union Budget.
NITI Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar calls Modicare scheme 'game changer', says financing not a constraint
Brushing aside criticism of the newly announced mega healthcare scheme, Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar has said it is a "game changer" and revenue from the 1 percent additional cess would be enough to meet the funding needs
Arun Jaitley defends allocation for new healthcare scheme, says government can take additional measures to fund it
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has defended Modi's government's plan to roll out the world's largest healthcare initiative across the country.
Five big ideas of Modi govt's Budget 2018 that look way beyond next election and might well be irreversible
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, while announcing the Union Budget on Thursday, put out some interesting economic ideas, which are interesting, represent fresh thinking, and are possible pointers towards things to come
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the world's biggest health cover plan announced in the Budget will be cashless and not a reimbursement scheme, and promised more funds if required depending on the rollout later next financial year.
Budget 2018: Narendra Modi's ambitious health insurance plan will require Rs 11,000 cr in funding each year
The government has estimated the premium for insuring each family would be about Rs 1,100 ($17.15), said the government official
Arun Jaitley's Union Budget 2018 is high on rhetoric, low on meeting expectations and incremental in nature
Jaitley chose to ignore uncomfortable economic facts which even his government's Economic Survey acknowledged, but, reiterated those facts which support his rhetoric.
Budget 2018: Centre announces National Health Protection Scheme, initiative to benefit 50 crore people
The Centre on Thursday announced the world's largest government funded health care programme, aimed at benefiting 10 crore poor families by providing coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year.