The latest available National Health Accounts (NHA), that provides healthcare expenditure for India and select States, is for the year 2014-15. A statement showing state-wise total health expenditure and Government health expenditure as percentage of Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) is given as a table.
Health Expenditure &Percentage to GSDP
|S/No.||States||Total Health Expenditure
|Government Health Expenditure
|8||Jammu & Kashmir||4.1||1.4|
Government has increased the total public health expenditure (Centre and States) from Rs.1.49 lakh crore in 2014-15 to Rs.2.25 lakh crore in 2017-18 (BE) according to Economic Survey 2017-18. Further, the National Health Policy, 2017 envisages raising Government health spending to 2.5% of GDP by 2025 in a time bound manner. It also envisages increasing State sector health spending to more than 8% of their budget by 2020.
The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Smt Anupriya Patel stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha here today.-PIB