Health (Union Budget 2022-23)

The Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs, Smt Nirmala Sitharaman tabled the Union Budget 2022-23 in Parliament.

The key highlights of the budget are as follows:

An open platform for National Digital Health Ecosystem to be rolled out.

‘National Tele Mental Health Programme’ for quality mental health counselling and care services to be launched.

A network of 23 tele-mental health centres of excellence will be set up, with NIMHANS being the nodal centre and International Institute of Information Technology-Bangalore (IIITB) providing technology support.

Saksham Anganwadi

Integrated benefits to women and children through Mission Shakti, Mission Vatsalya, Saksham Anganwadi and Poshan 2.0.

Two lakh anganwadis to be upgraded to Saksham Anganwadis.

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