Government proposes federal budget hike for social sectors
The government plans to raise its sanitation and drinking water budget by 60 per cent to $2.15 billion, while the child welfare budget will rise by a quarter to $2.68 billion.
New Delhi Last Updated: January 16, 2016 | 12:21 IST
The budget for fighting HIV/AIDS will rise by nearly a fifth but the main health department's funding will rise by just 2 per cent. (Photo: Reuters)