Guwahati, July 20 (NKTV): The Centre has approved nearly Rs 40,000 crore for prevention of Covid-19 and ramping up health infrastructure in India, in addition to funds allocated under the National Health Mission.
Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai while replying to a written question of BJP members Dilip Saikia and Ramesh Chander Kaushik informed this at the Parliament session.
Rai said that as informed by the health ministry, the central government has been providing required technical and financial assistance to all states and Union Territories (UTs) for strengthening their healthcare system, including management of the Covid-19 public health challenge, from time to time, and the financial assistance to states and UTs is provided under the National Health Mission (NHM).
Inputs from PTI
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