Huge sum has been allegedly siphoned off by politicians, bureaucrats and doctors from the funds meant for the NRHM, a Central scheme meant to provide healthcare to rural areas.
Sources said at least 2,000 of them were still on strike, though some had resumed work.
The total health spend in the first three years of the 12th Plan has been Rs 70,000 crore, way below the Rs 2,68,000 crore allocation given in the Plan document.
There are approximately 7,500 NRHM workers in the state, who get paid between Rs 8,000 and Rs 10,000.
In the financial year 2013-14, the Director of Health Services released Rs 2.50 crore as 25 per cent share of the administration for NRHM.
Political parties must do more than just pay lip service to universal healthcare in their election manifestos.
The Indian Express travels to constituencies that have seen the sharpest improvement on various social indicators during the UPA years and finds out if that change is an election issue.
The state health authorities are considering Republic Day for the launch of the Rs 1,000-crore EMS project.
At the end of 2012-13,the state had an unspent NRHM budget of approximately Rs 1,000 crore.
The Allahabad High Court Thursday granted bail for six months to IAS officer Pradeep Shukla.
So far,there were no rules to get technical cost proposals for construction work vetted by any independent agency under NRHM.
Issues relating to duplicate registration,malpractice need to be dealt with more efficiently,Azad said.
Youth Cong was reacting to Badals remarks that the Centre has imposed unrealistic riders for funds.
The UP government has decided against changing the name of the 108 ambulance scheme an emergency medical transport system even though it is a prerequisite by the Centre for further fund release for the schemes implementation.
Health team says no epidemic; state seeks melathene to prevent dengue,malaria and 10 lakh chlorine tablets