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Affordable Health Care

Healthcare in Budget 2017-18 *V.SRINIVAS   Health sector policy making is extremely challenging and complex. The backdrop for policy formulation are low public spending and high out of pocket expenditures. The out of pocket expenditure on health care as a... Continue Reading →

The National Cancer Institute, AIIMS

One Year in the Making of India’s Largest Cancer Hospital * V. Srinivas   The Health Minister has called the National Cancer Institute, the largest public health investment project of Independent India. With 710 beds, 26 Operation Theaters, 15 laboratories... Continue Reading →

Making of AIIMS: The Parliament Debate

AIIMS Diamond Jubilee Celebrations conclude this month *V. Srinivas 9th May 1956: Rajya Sabha had concluded the marathon 4 day debate on the AIIMS Bill 1956. Rajkumari Amrit Kaur in her reply to the debate spoke thus – “I want... Continue Reading →


The First Digital Revolution in Health Care How the 3 A.M. Serpentine Queues Vanished Author : V. Srinivas Introduction Building strong Institutions is one of the major objectives of Good Governance. The Digital India initiative represents a landmark in ushering in... Continue Reading →

Raj Kumari Amrit Kaur

AIIMS Diamond Jubilee Celebrations - a PIB Feature by Shri V. Srinivas* Rajkumari Amrit Kaur became the First President of AIIMS at the age of 67, a position she held from 1957 till her demise in 1964. Her contribution to... Continue Reading →

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