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Aug 2014|Volume 11|Issue 8
 
Aug 2014|Vol 11|Issue 8


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Union budget 2014 - 36 % increase in AYUSH fund

          NEWDELHI.JULY.10: The India government has hiked the allocation for AYUSH – Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Sidddha and Homoeopathy – by 36 percent. The department under the health ministry was allocated Rs.1,272.15 crore compared to Rs.935.75 crore in the last fiscal. With the focus on health research, the government also allocated more funds for it. India has hiked its health budget by 27 percent in 2014-15 to Rs.35,163 crore (Rs.351.63 billion), with special focus on improving affordable healthcare for all.