Minister Mr.P. Chidambaram allocated Rs.30,145
crore to the health ministry in the interim budget
for 2014-15, a move hailed as "positive"
by the health sector.The department of health
research has been allocated Rs.726 crore while
the department of AIDS control has been given
Rs.1,785 crore. The department of Ayurveda, Homeopathy,
Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani and Siddha (AYUSH) has
been given Rs.1,069 crores.