ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Health Sector in 2003-04 Budget

A number of concessions in the form of reduced excise, customs, or income tax exemptions have been announced for the healthcare industry. However, healthcare also needs to be viewed as a service. This the budget has neglected to do. Launching of an insurance scheme is a laudable beginning but overall rural healthcare has gained little in this budget.

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