GCAP India Calls for Increased Spending on Education & Health
GCAP India (Wada na Todo Abhiyan) and their "Nine is Mine Campaign" calls for increased spending on education and health - 6 and 3 % GDP accordingly.
The Government has just announced that it will increase health spending to 2% - the campaign will continue to lobby for the extra 1%
More information on the campaign can be found here: http://www.nineismine.in
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