Mandaviya Appeals Investment by Private Sector in Healthcare at the UP- Global Investor Summit
Union health and family welfare minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya on Saturday said that a holistic approach has been adopted by the union government for the improvement of healthcare and medical education sector which not only envisages creating more quality healthcare but also trained manpower to efficiently run institutions. Mandaviya was addressing the plenary section of UP Global Investors Summit in Lucknow.
A Healthy Society Can Become a Developed Society –Mandaviya
In the interactive session, the UP government also shared information on new medical facilities before the investors and highlighted opportunities available in medical colleges, para medical colleges and diagnostic facilities in the state.
“Uttar Pradesh is the land of Sushrut and Charaka. Under the leadership of Shri Narendra Modi at the centre and Shri Yogi Adityanath in the state, UP is a land of opportunities,” Madaviya said.
Mandaviya further added that the government has created a conducive ecosystem for businesses to grow and has brought in long-term policies to encourage investors in the healthcare sector. He emphasized that because of the policies of the government, there are over 100 unicorns in the country today.
Dr Mandaviya also highlighted central government schemes such as the Ayushman Bharat and how it has empowered and enabled even the poorest of the poor to benefit from quality treatment, even in private medical institutions.
Country Dependant on Import of Medical Devices
The country is today 65 per cent dependent on import of medical devices and Mandaviya urged entrepreneurs to reduce this high dependency
UP deputy chief minister Brajesh Pathak informed that investment proposals worth Rs 54,000 crores have been received in the healthcare sector and proposals of Rs. 17,000 crores have been received in the medical education sector.