2.5 percent GDP to be spent on health sector : Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Thursday that the government’s purpose is to spend at least 2.5 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) in the health sector in the coming years.
“The government’s motto is to provide good and cheap treatment to those in need, with appropriate facilities.” The goal of our government is to spend 2.5 percent Of GDP in the health sector in the coming years, “said Prime Minister Modi, addressing the nation for the platinum video Jubilee Tata Memorial Center.
He also assured that with the help of Tata Memorial Trust experience and knowledge, the government will soon be building four cancer centers, which will reduce travel time for patients and their families.
“With the help of Tata Memorial Trust experience and expertise, we will soon build four cancer fighting centers in the country.These centers will be built in Varanasi, Chandigarh, Vishakapatnam and Guwahati.This will help patients to save their time Trip for treatment. It will be a great relief for them and their families, “he said.
He said that when his government came to power in 2014, there were only 36 cancer centers in the country. But now the number has increased three-fold and 108 cancer centers in the past three years.
“When our government came to power in 2014, there were only 36 cancer centers in the country. But now happy to say that the number has tripled and there are now 108 cancer centers in the last three years,” he said.
By participating in Platinum Jubilee Prime Minister Modi also praised the work done by the Tata charities for the well-being and the improvement of society.