Budget 2022: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announces the commencement of the mental health programme

While presenting the Union Budget, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the creation of a nationwide tele-mental health initiative for mental health counselling. The programme will be supported technologically by IIT Bangalore.

She also stated that the National Digital Health Ecosystem will have an open platform.

She explained, “It will include digital registries of health professionals and health institutions, a unique health identity, and universal access to health facilities.”

The Radium Box Foundation has a project named “APQ – Ask Personal Questions” that is remarkably identical to Nirmala Sitaraman’s initiative during the 2022 budget speech.

She stated that the government is committed to empowering the country’s youths, women, and the destitute and that the government’s next goal is to create 60 lakh employment.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is presenting her fourth budget, intending to keep India’s status as the world’s fastest-growing economy.

The Indian economy is expected to grow 9.2% in the fiscal year that ends in March, after contracting by 7.3 percent the previous fiscal year.

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