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Story in Numbers: Uttarakhand sees highest allocation for health

In 2021-22, Uttarakhand allocated 5.12 per cent of its total Budget (Rs 3,438.84 crore) to health

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In the last three years, the state hasn't spent more than 3 per cent of its total expenditure on health

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Uttarakhand is the only poll-bound state, among the five that are going to the polls, that allocated more than 5 per cent of its Budget to health care even once in the last five years, shows data published by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). In fact, the state set aside more share of its Budget for health care than all the other four states all through the last five years.

In 2021-22, Uttarakhand allocated 5.12 per cent of its total Budget (Rs 3,438.84 crore) to health, Uttar Pradesh 3.18 per cent, Punjab 1.89 per cent, Manipur at 2.82 per cent,

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First Published: Feb 07 2022 | 1:14 AM IST

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