Dr. Om Manchanda, CEO, Dr. Lal Path Labs Ltd.
One of the key highlights of Budget 2020 and an impetus move by the Government of India is the allocation of Rs. 69,000 crore for overall Healthcare sector. To boost the standards of living of every individual and providing access to all the necessary health aid, the government has put together various schemes such as PM Jan Arogya Yojana (setting up of more than 20,000 hospitals will), TB Harega Desh Jeetega campaign (commitment to end Tuberculosis by 2025) and Jan Aushadhi Kendra Scheme (offer 2000 medicines and 300 surgicals in all districts by 2024) which will provide sustainable and clean environment for the country. Designing of preventive regime to combat the various disease using Machine learning & AI will be a progressive and imperative step towards the sustainable development of the healthcare sector.