The outlay for which of the following has seen an increase of 137% in Union Budget 2021-22?
Correct Answer : d ) Health and WellbeingExplanation :
Union budget 2021-22 has been laid in the Parliament by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
- Outlay for health and wellbeing in Union Budget 2021-22 increased from Rs. 94,452 crore to Rs. 2,23,846 crore.
- This is an increase of 137% from last year. Rs. 35,000 crore has been allocated for COVID-19 vaccine in Budget Estimate 2021-22.
- As per Union Budget 2021-22, Made-in-India Pneumococcal Vaccine will be launched all over India. Pneumococcal Vaccine will save 50,000 child deaths annually.
- Union Budget 2021-22 announces that PM AatmaNirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana will be launched as a new centrally sponsored scheme with an outlay of Rs 64,180 crore over 6 years.
Hence, (d) is the correct answer.