Tag Archives: NHM

1200 cr funds to Telangana under National Health Mission

National Health Mission

 The Centre has given Rs 1,200 crore funds to the Telangana government under the National Health Mission (NHM) over the past three years, Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said here today.

“Under NHM, Central government has given Rs 1,200 crore to Telangana Health Department over the past three years,” the Union Minister for Labour and Employment,… Read More

J P Nadda releases 10th CRM report of NHM

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Ensuring quality of healthcare in public and private sector is our key priority. However, new challenges demand we make innovative strategies and encourage new ideas and innovations and take advantage of them so that nobody is left untouched of our services. The Union Health Minister, Shri J P Nadda stated this at the function for dissemination of 10th Common… Read More

Prevention of Water-Borne Diseases

Diseases such as Cholera, Acute Diarrhoeal Diseases (Dysentery and Diarrhea), Enteric Fever (Typhoid) and Viral Hepatitis A & E are caused by consumption of contaminated drinking water. Provision of safe drinking water and health services falls within the ambit of the State/UT Governments. However, the Government of India has taken steps both for … Read More

Allocation to Family Planning

Under National Health Mission (NHM), family planning is one of the major activities like other activities. The funds are approved activity-wise but are allocated/released to States pools-wise under NHM. Hence, a statement indicating SPIP (State Programme Implementation Plan) Approval and Expenditure towards the activity family planning under NHM … Read More

Rural Health Services

Public Health being a State subject, the primary responsibility of improving healthcare in their State/UT, including in rural areas, is that of respective State/ UT government. However, National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) was launched in 2005 to supplement the efforts of the State/UT governments to provide accessible, affordable and quality healthcare… Read More

Prevention & Screening of Non-Communicable Diseases

he Government of India is implementing National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke (NPCDCS), the objective of which includes prevention, awareness generation, screening, treatment and referral inter-alia for up to district level intervention under National Health Mission (NHM). Government… Read More

Cancer Patients in the Country


As informed by Indian Council of Medical Research, the estimated incidence of cancer patients in the country for the year 2016 is 1451417. As reported by ICMR as per “Consolidated Report on Hospital Based Cancer Registry: 2012-14”, it is estimated that approximately 17% patients report when the disease has spread throughout the body which is the end stage… Read More

Free Diagnostic Services under NHM

Under the National Health Mission (NHM), based on proposals from States/UTs, they are being supported for implementing free diagnostic services initiative. Rs. 649.29 crore have been approved for 24 States/UTs in 2016-17 for implementing NHM Free Diagnostic Service Initiative. This Ministry had developed the guidelines for operationalising the Free… Read More

Specialized Healthcare Units in Rural Areas

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Public Health being a State subject, it is primarily the responsibility of the State Governments to provide health care to the people. However, financial and technical assistance is being provided to the States/UTs under NCD Flexipool for strengthening existing healthcare facilities including setting up of infrastructure, training of doctors and para… Read More

National Dialysis Services Programme

Pursuant to announcement in Union Budget 2016-17 regarding starting of ‘National Dialysis Programme’ under NHM, the Pradhan Mantri National Dialysis Programme was rolled out in 2016. The State/UT wise approvals accorded under National Health Mission (NHM) based on proposals received from the States/UT in 2016-17 (upto December, 2016) for provision… Read More

National Horticulture Mission Impact

India has witnessed voluminous increase in horticulture production over the last few years.  After the launch of National Horticulture Mission (NHM) in 2005-06, significant progress has been made in area expansion under horticulture crops resulting in higher production. Over the last decade, the area under horticulture grew at an average rate of 2.7%… Read More