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The Union Budget 2021-22 is a forward-looking budget that is revolutionary and aimed at creating much-envisioned USD 5 trillion economy. In tandem with the ongoing pandemic, a great emphasis has been given to the healthcare sector, financial capital, education and R&D have been given. A plethora of new schemes have been launched by the government and the most notable of them has been in the healthcare sector such as the PM Atma Nirbhar Swasthya Bharat Yojana. This particular scheme is aimed at creating a foundation for preventive healthcare, curative healthcare and overall wellbeing. The Finance Minister announced a government spend of ₹2,23,846 crore alone in healthcare with Rs 35,000 crore alone on the vaccines and Rs 60,030 crore on facilitating the availability of clean drinking water.
The Union Budget 2021 spells an allocation of Rs 93,224 crore. Some of the key highlights of the budget towards education are:
Though the allocation towards education is not that great there is a silver lining. The government has allotted almost double the amount for MSMEs (micro, small and medium enterprises)for the year 2021-2022, which is Rs15,700 crore. Furthermore, there is an allocation of Rs300 crore for the establishment of new technologies for the MSMEs. This itself calls for a great deal of upskilling and fostering of new-age leaders who can seamlessly drive growth and innovation in the country.
So, the top B-schools of the country are currently offering futuristic course that aim to prepare the new age professionals to trailblazer and create this big dream of USD 5 trillion economy.
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