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The Challenges Confronting Public Hospitals in India, Their Origins, and Possible Solutions

Table 16

India’s total government expenditure and expenditure on social services (including health) and defense during the economic crisis of early 1990s (in billion current Rupees).

YearTotal government expenditureDefense expenditureSocial services expenditure

1989-90929.08144.16 (15.5%)30.61 (3.3%)
1990-911052.98154.26 (14.6%)32.74 (3.1%)
1991-921114.14163.47 (14.7%)35.69 (3.2%)
1992-931226.18175.82 (14.3%)40.09 (3.3%)
1993-941418.53218.45 (15.4%)48.30 (3.4%)
1994-951607.39232.45 (14.5%)58.73 (3.7%)
1995-961782.75268.56 (15.1%)76.55 (4.3%)
1996-972010.07295.05 (14.7%)96.72 (4.8%)
1997-982320.53352.78 (15.2%)118.45 (5.1%)
1998-992793.4398.97 (14.3%)146.56 (5.2%)

Source: based on figures taken from Tables 103 and 104, RBI, 2012-13 [15].

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