Times Of India
BMC prescription for city - a ‘spendemic’

Amidst the pandemic, the allocation for healthcare has increased by 11% in the civic budget, of which the majority has been earmarked for hospital infrastructure creation and upgrade Health allocations made up for 12% of the overall budget estimates (Rs 39,038 crore) of the country’s richest corporation. Experts said a focus on building primary infrastructure was once again missing.