Health Sector, GOI 2009-10
Avani Kapur, Sruti Bandyopadhyay (2009)
India’s public expenditure on health as a percentage of GDP is very low compared to other developing countries. The Government of India undertakes much of its expenditure on health through its flagship programme launched in 2005, the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM). How well is this money being spent? This Budget Brief offers an overview of the heath sector budget, and highlights expenditure trends in NRHM.