Amy Kazmin is the Financial Times’ South Asia bureau chief. She is based in New Delhi, where she also reported for five years in the 1990s. In between, she was the FT’s Bangkok-based regional correspondent, responsible for covering Thailand and Indochina.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a plan to extend national health insurance to roughly half a billion of his country's poorest citizens. But critics say the plan will overwhelm the healthcare system and drive costs out of control.