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Statistics of healthcare services in rural India

The figures are based on Rural Health Statistics 2018-19 -- as on March 31, 2019 -- brought out by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

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The shortage of health human resource in public health facilities varies from state to state depending upon their policies and context. However, under National Health Mission (NHM), financial and technical supports are provided to the states and union territories to strengthen their healthcare systems including support for recruitment of health human resource (specialists doctors and other health workers), based on the requirements posed by them in their Programme Implementation Plans (PIPs) within their overall resource envelope.

As per Rural Health Statistics 2018-19 -- as on March 31, 2019 -- brought out by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare based on the information provided by states and UTs, the state/UT wise number of shortfall of physicians (specialists, doctors and general duty medical officers), nurses and other health workers at sub-centres (SCs), primary health centres (PHCs), community health centres (CHCs) and across India are given in this report.

Shortfall of Human Resources at Sub-Centres (SCs) (Rural) (as on March 31, 2019)

S. No.

State/ UTs

ANM/Health Worker (Female )& Health Worker (Male)

1

Andhra Pradesh

107

2

Arunachal Pradesh

108

3

Assam

*

4

Bihar

*

5

Chhattisgarh

563

6

Goa

166

7

Gujarat

1761

8

Haryana

*

9

Himachal Pradesh

1856

10

Jammu & Kashmir

824

11

Jharkhand

389

12

Karnataka

8038

13

Kerala

2382

14

Madhya Pradesh

5871

15

Maharashtra

*

16

Manipur

*

17

Meghalaya

*

18

Mizoram

*

19

Nagaland

62

20

Odisha

1988

21

Punjab

247

22

Rajasthan

13848

23

Sikkim

105

24

Tamil Nadu

6499

25

Telangana

193

26

Tripura

730

27

Uttarakhand

1910

28

Uttar Pradesh

10749

29

West Bengal

*

30

A& N Islands

*

31

Chandigarh

0

32

D & N Haveli

*

33

Daman & Diu

*

34

Delhi

10

35

Lakshadweep

*

36

Puducherry

67

 

All India/ Total

58,473

*: There is a Surplus of ANM / Health Worker (Female)some of States/UTs

Shortfall of Human Resources at Primary Health Centres (PHCs) (Rural & Urban) (as on March 31, 2019)

S. No.

State/ UTs

ANM/HW (F)

Doctors

Pharmacists

Lab Technicians

Nursing Staffs

1

Andhra Pradesh

2214

*

524

746

*

2

Arunachal Pradesh

*

26

89

93

*

3

Assam

*

*

*

*

*

4

Bihar

*

*

1610

1541

543

5

Chhattisgarh

*

454

114

313

*

6

Goa

*

*

*

1

*

7

Gujarat

582

*

75

188

*

8

Haryana

*

*

122

242

*

9

Himachal Pradesh

494

98

376

563

381

10

Jammu & Kashmir

213

*

*

84

*

11

Jharkhand

*

*

244

239

205

12

Karnataka

1740

70

413

909

*

13

Kerala

*

*

*

483

*

14

Madhya Pradesh

346

164

360

854

584

15

Maharashtra

*

*

619

1101

800

16

Manipur

*

*

*

44

*

17

Meghalaya

*

*

*

*

*

18

Mizoram

67

*

11

*

*

19

Nagaland

*

*

32

55

*

20

Odisha

470

453

95

1229

777

21

Punjab

183

*

*

66

*

22

Rajasthan

608

287

1596

961

*

23

Sikkim

*

*

16

0

*

24

Tamil Nadu

306

*

581

1235

*

25

Telangana

1134

*

323

293

*

26

Tripura

*

*

*

16

*

27

Uttarakhand

122

*

57

242

196

28

Uttar Pradesh

403

380

1599

3172

3560

29

West Bengal

2797

*

123

850

*

30

A& N Islands

*

*

*

12

*

31

Chandigarh

115

0

*

32

34

32

D & N Haveli

*

*

*

*

*

33

Daman & Diu

4

1

0

0

*

34

Delhi

1025

*

*

298

489

35

Lakshadweep

*

*

*

*

*

36

Puducherry

*

*

*

13

*

 

All India/Total

12823

1933

8979

15875

7569

*: There are a surplus of ANM/HW, doctors, pharmacists, lab technicians and nursing staffs in some of states/UTs.

Shortfall of Human Resources at Community Health Centres (CHCs) (Rural & Urban) (as on March 31, 2019)

S. No.

State/ UTs

Specialists

GDMO

Radiogra-phers

Pharmacists

Lab Technicians

Nursing Staff

1

Andhra Pradesh

403

62

127

36

64

*

2

Arunachal Pradesh

248

11

46

17

0

*

3

Assam

571

*

88

*

*

22

4

Bihar

518

*

149

98

*

716

5

Chhattisgarh

635

*

13

*

*

*

6

Goa

15

0

*

*

*

*

7

Gujarat

1351

*

184

52

21

46

8

Haryana

491

*

71

*

*

*

9

Himachal Pradesh

371

*

67

15

57

432

10

Jammu & Kashmir

94

*

*

*

*

*

11

Jharkhand

640

*

118

*

*

106

12

Karnataka

343

196

40

*

24

339

13

Kerala

876

*

229

*

211

233

14

Madhya Pradesh

1191

31

96

*

*

*

15

Maharashtra

778

175

243

*

*

*

16

Manipur

89

*

*

*

*

*

17

Meghalaya

108

*

10

*

*

*

18

Mizoram

36

3

4

1

*

12

19

Nagaland

76

9

18

*

*

*

20

Odisha

1258

*

317

*

*

552

21

Punjab

486

*

*

*

*

*

22

Rajasthan

1885

*

229

87

87

*

23

Sikkim

8

0

*

0

*

*

24

Tamil Nadu

1407

*

308

*

*

713

25

Telangana

70

*

41

21

28

*

26

Tripura

86

*

10

*

*

*

27

Uttarakhand

241

*

62

*

19

201

28

Uttar Pradesh

2280

604

609

*

116

*

29

West Bengal

1269

*

183

*

*

*

30

A& N Islands

16

8

4

*

*

*

31

Chandigarh

*

*

*

*

*

*

32

D & N Haveli

8

0

0

*

*

*

33

Daman & Diu

3

*

*

*

*

*

34

Delhi

*

*

*

0

*

*

35

Lakshadweep

12

*

*

*

*

*

36

Puducherry

13

*

0

*

*

*

 

All India/ Total

17876

1099

3266

327

627

3372

*: There are surplus of specialists, GDMO, radiographers, pharmacists, lab technicians and nursing staff in some of states and UTs.

Public health being a state subject, all the administrative and personnel matters, including that of recruitment of specialist doctors in public health facilities lie with the respective state governments.

(All these information is based on a reply in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday by Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Government of India)

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