Jammu and Kashmir Department Profile



Department of Health and Family Welfare is aimed at bringing about dramatic improvement in the health system and the Health status of people especially those living in rural areas of the country . It seeks to provide access to equitable , affordable and quality health care , reduction of IMR and MMR, population stabilization and gender and demographic balance which in turn help in achieving goals . Department Mission is on empowering people through effective mechanism of NRHM, Rogi kalyan Samiti etc . Decentralized planning and implementation , strengthening of physical infrastructure and ensuring fully functional facilities at the doorsteps of the people not withstanding odds of topography and situational constraints.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH HAS SHOWN REMARKABLE EXPANSION

 1951  124 HEALTH INSTITUTIONS, 184 DOCTORS & 100 BEDS
 2009  3400 HEALTH INSTITUTIONS OVER 5800 DOCTORS & 11840 BEDS