Constitutional provisions on health care services and social security in India: An overview

Surendra, H. (2018) Constitutional provisions on health care services and social security in India: An overview. Asian Journal of Development Matters, 12 (1). pp. 181-185. ISSN 0976-4674

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Welfare model of governance is a core element of the constitution of free India. As part of its commitment, varies national welfare policies are made in order to achieve socio-political justice and there-by sustainable growth and development. Sound human resource is essential precondition for the development of any nation. Sustainable and constant growth and development demands healthy and capable players. Public Health Care Services has been playing vital role in Healthy Rural India. Central and State Governments provides comprehensive healthcare and services to the people of the Rural India. The state governments have been given much priority to the health sector over the years. It took effective measures to improve the health and well-being of the citizens of India. The state governments implemented several rural health programmers to ensure better healthcare of the population living in the rural areas. An assessment of the performance of the country‟s health related indicators depicts that significant gains have been made in them e.g. life expectancy at birth, child and maternal mortality, morbidity. Primary Health Care is a vital strategy which is a backbone of Health Service delivery for our country. India was one of the first few countries to recognize the importance of Primary Health Care Approach. Objectives of this research paper: To analyze the interlink between health policy and Public Health Care Services, To discuss the role of Health Care Services in Rural Development, To Highlight the measures taken by the government to ensure Health for all. The paper is based on the secondary sources of data and it was gathered from publications of state and central government for different time periods, journals, books etc.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: A Arts and Humanities > Political Science
Divisions: Department of > Political Science
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Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2019 06:16
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