❓AskDuta❓ Budget 📊 2016: Q&A ⚖Advocate VV❗Health & Social Security

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D👑Queen: Another area where we received lots of questions was around health and social security.
⚖Advocate VV: The new health protection scheme will provide health cover up to ₹ 1 lakh per family👏 Senior citizens get an additional top-up of ₹ 30,000❗ In addition, "National Dialysis Service Programmes" are to be started under National Health Mission through Public-Private Partnership mode👍

D👑Queen: What about the other buzzword being used "Stand Up India Scheme"?
⚖Advocate VV: The goal of Stand Up India is to facilitate at least 2⃣ projects per bank branch. It's supposed to help lakhs of entrepreneurs. A National Schedule Caste & Schedule Tribe Hub is to be setup in partnership with industry associations. 3,000 stores under PM's Jan Aushadhi Yojana to be opened during 2016-17. The FM said that he also accepted Rahul Gandhi's suggestion of providing an exemption of duty on braille paper to differently-abled people👍. All in all, a populist budget when it comes to the social sector and healthcare❗️