PM Aatmanirbhar Swasthya Bharat Yojana

About PM Aatmanirbhar Swasthya Bharat Yojana: In the Budget speech of FY 21-22, the scheme has been announced. The Scheme has an outlay of about Rs.64,180 Cr over six years (till FY 25-26). It is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme


  • Developing the capacities of the primary, secondary, and tertiary health sectors.
  • Strengthen existing national institutions in the Health sector
  • Create new institutions, to cater to the detection and cure of new and emerging diseases.

Duration of the Scheme: Six Years

Target: The PMASBY targets to build an IT-enabled disease surveillance system by developing a network of surveillance laboratories at block, district, regional and national levels, in Metropolitan areas.

Salient features of the scheme:

  • Rural, Urban Health, and Wellness Centres
  • Integrated Public Health Labs
  • Critical health care hospital blocks
  • National institution for One Health
  • Regional research platform for WHO South-East Asia Region,
  • 9 Biosafety Level III laboratories and 4 regional centers of National Institutes for Virology.
  • Strengthening National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and 5 regional branches of it
  • Expanding the integrated health information panel.
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