PM Narendra Modi has underlined the need for improving the healthcare system of the nation while reiterating the administration’s commitment to provide a better quality of healthcare to the people of all regions in India.
He was quoted saying at a recent event, "In the past four years, there has been a considerable increase in the healthcare system of the country. With the help of central government intervention policy, we are moving in a direction where even the middle-class and the poor can get better health care service"
He added that the government is in the process of making sure that modern equipment is available in the medical centers in the nation. There has also been a general improvement in rural healthcare centers under the current administration.
"Under the New India initiative, we are trying to provide better hospitals to the people, with a proper medical facility. Our government is upgrading 58 district hospitals into medical colleges for the same," PM Modi continued.
He has also undertaken another major initiative to fully eliminate Tuberculosis from India by 2025.
The PM has continued to work on many key projects of late including a 555-bed super specialty block and a 500-bed block at the Safdarjung Hospital.
In addition to this, he has also promised a 300-bed power grid in AIIMS.