new Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that the government is working tirelessly to enhance India’s health infrastructure.
In a series of tweets on ‘World Health Day’, Modi said: “Congratulations on World Health Day. May everyone be blessed with good health and well being. Today is also a day to express gratitude to all the people associated with the health sector. It is their hard work that has kept our planet safe.”
He said that the focus of the government is to ensure good quality and affordable healthcare to our citizens.
“The Government of India is working tirelessly to enhance India’s health infrastructure. The focus is on ensuring good quality and affordable healthcare to our citizens. It makes every Indian proud that our country is home to the world’s largest health scheme, Ayushman Bharat,” Modi said.
Highlighting how affordable healthcare has ensured significant savings for the poor, he said: “I feel very happy when I interact with the beneficiaries of schemes like ‘PM Jan Aushadhi’. Our focus on affordable healthcare ensures significant savings for the poor and middle class. At the same time, we are strengthening our AYUSH network to further promote holistic health.”
Addressing medical education in the country, Modi said: “In the last eight years, the medical education sector has undergone rapid changes. Many new medical colleges have come up. Our government’s efforts to enable the study of medicine in local languages will get wings. Aspirations of countless youths.”