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Rajasthan govt comes in the front line of national health spend

State comes in the front line of national health spend

From Apollo to Fortis, hospitals tap West Asia, Africa for new patients

Anil Sharma Jaipur
The Rajasthan government will strengthen health infrastructure in the state by spending more than Rs 22,000 crore on it in 2023-24.

This is around 7.4 per cent of the Budget outlay, which is much higher than the majority of the states in the country. The average is 6 per cent for other states taken together.

The state government has opened 1,002 sub-centres in the state and 29,538 persons, including 4,498 doctors, were appointed in the past four years.

Doctors have been posted in 800 primary health centres (PHCs). The government plans to fill all posts of nurses in the next

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First Published: Mar 10 2023 | 5:46 PM IST

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