The government has made arrangements for a free health check-up for all students before the start of Academic Sessions. Finance Minister Sharma while presenting the budget for fiscal year 079/080 informed that from the upcoming fiscal year students will have a free health check-up before the start of the Academic Sessions.
Similarly, a budget has been arranged for people above the age of 40 so that they will be provided with a free screening of non-communicable diseases once a year at the local level health institutions, said Sharma. Cooperatively operated blood banks will also be established for easily accessible and organised Blood transfusion services. He said that arrangements have been made to include a Cath lab at federal hospitals of all states to treat emergency heart disease.