Maternal and Neonatal
Tetanus Elimination (MNTE)
Pradhan Mantri National
Dialysis Program (PM-NDP)
Pradhan Mantri Surakshit
Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA)
Affordable Medicines and Reliable
Implants for Treatment (AMRIT)
Free Drugs & Diagnostic Services Initiative
Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK)
Mission Parivar Vikas (MPV)
National Health Mission (NHM)
National Urban Health Mission (NUHM)
Major Policy Initiatives
Tertiary Health And Medical Education
National Vector-Borne Disease Control Programme
National Mental Health Programme (NMHP)
Food Regulation - Food Safety and
Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)
Development of Inter-Operable Electronic Health Records (EHR) System
Launched with two pillars:
Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Swasthya Suraksha Mission (PMRSSM) -
the largest publicly funded health protection scheme of the world.
Health insurance to over
10 crore underprivliaged and vulnerable families
(approx. 50 crore people)
Coverage up to
Rs. 5 lakhs/family/year
to protect the poorest from catastrophic healthcare spending
More than 40%
population to benefit
Cashless and paperless
access to services for the
beneficiary at the point of service in any (both public
and private) empanelled hospital across India.
No family size limit,
ensuring all family members,
specifically the girl child and senior citizens, get
coverage. It is suggested to
preferably make the
women as the head of the family.
The scheme is entitlement based. Every family figuring in defined SECC database will be entitled to claim
benefit under the scheme.
The beneficiaries will be encouraged to bring Aadhaar for the purpose of identification but no person will be denied benefits in the absence of Aadhaar.
A well-defined Complaint and Public Grievance Redressal Mechanism with robust safeguards to prevent misuse/ fraud/ abuse by providers and users.
will be made mandatory for all tertiary care and selected secondary care packages.
Sub Centres & Primary Health Centres
being transformed to HWCs
Services being provided
close to homes/community
Launched in December 2014 to achieve full immunization
coverage of at least
90% by 2020.
Under Intensified Mission
Indradhanush (IMI), this date has been advanced to 2018.
The completed four phases
of MI have covered
pregnant women immunized
ORS packets distributed
children fully immunized
Vitamin A doses administered
zinc tablets distributed
Rate of annual increase in
coverage of full immunization
The first two phases of
Mission Indradhanush have led to an
increase of 6.7%
in full immunization coverage in one year.
As per the report of Integrated Child Health & Immunization Survey (INCHIS)
of NE states
(total 190 districts/urban areas across 24 states)
Validation in India completed
in May 2015,
the global target date
Started with 219 districts in
2016 across the country, now
expanded to cover
dialysis machines in
every facility - will be
extended up-to 10 machines
Aims to provide special assured, quality antenatal care, free of
charge universally to all pregnant women on the 9 th of each month in
partnership with private sector doctors.
Conducted at over
facilities across all State/UTs
registered on PMSMA portal across all State/UTs
To provide drugs for cancer, cardiovascular diseases including cardiac
60 to 90%
discount on prevailing market rates.
across 22 States, selling
more than 5200 drugs
(including cardiovascular, cancer, diabetes, stents, etc), implants, surgical disposables and other consumables
67.29 lakh patients
The value of drugs dispensed at MRP Rs. 629.19 crores, resulting in
savings of Rs. 346.59 crores
All states/UTs have notified policy to provide free essential drugs
are implementing IT backed drug logistics system
Total support given to States/ UTs
under NHM during 2014-18 is
Rs. 13918.99 crores
(both cash and kind)
States supported to provide essential diagnostics free of cost in public health facilities
Point of care diagnostic to be made available in the Health and Wellness Centres (HWC)
Budgetary provisions made for diagnostics at HWCs
Aims at early identification and intervention for children from birth to 18 years to
cover 4Ds: Defects at Birth, Diseases, Deficiencies and Development Delays
Free management of 30 identified health conditions including surgery at tertiary health facilities
children screened and
children have received treatment till September 2017
Launched in July 2016 in
146 high fertility districts
of 7 states-
Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Assam
made available till the Sub-Centre Level
Saas Bahu Sammelan:
Encouraging young married women and their mothers-in-law to freely discuss matters related to family planning and reproductive health
Family planning kit for newlyweds made available with ASHAs
Family Planning mobile van offering information and services at the community’s doorstep
increase of 11.5%
in the outlay of health in 2018-19 over 2017-18
Allocation of 2017-18 was Rs.47,352.51 crore and
2018-19 is Rs.52,800 crore
Rs. 24,908.62 crore provided for NHM in 2018-19,
Rs. 2967.91 crore more
than last year
Human Resource & Medical Education
Rs. 200 crore allocated
Aims to strengthen health systems across the country
AYUSH doctors engaged
new constructions and
renovations of health facilities including SC, PHC, CHC, SDH and DH
ASHAs selected across the country and
health kits provided
4 Crore Village
Health and Nutrition Days (VHND) held
To maintain a functional state of medical devices
24x7, 365 days
with an uptime of 95% for all medical equipment in District Hospitals, 90% for SDH/CHCs and 80% for PHCs.
Inventory mapping of all biomedical equipment completed in
Contact agreement for maintaining medical devices is given to service providers selected via open tender in 16 States/UTs and maintained in-house by 4 States/UT.
National Ambulance Services
Referral transport services provided through
As of December 2017,
ambulances were operational
National Mobile Medical Units (MMU)
The objective is to take health care to the doorstep of the public in the rural and underserved areas
MMU operational in the country across
Approved in May 2013 to strengthen primary health care services in urban areas with special focus on slum dwellers and vulnerable population
Covers cities/ towns with more than
population, district headquarters and State headquarters with more than
Presently implemented in more than
National Health Policy 2017
National Health Policy 2017 formulated after a gap of 15 years - to address the current and emerging challenges since the last National Health Policy was framed in 2002.
Assured affordable health services for all
Health allocation to be increased to 2.5% of GDP
‘Make in India’ for affordable healthcare
Free drugs, diagnostics, emergency and essential services for all
Focus on preventive and promotive healthcare
Improvement in hospital facilities by periodic quality checks
All families to get a health card
Time-bound action for control of diseases
Effective grievance redressal mechanism
HIV & AIDS (Prevention & Control) Act, 2017
A person living with AIDS cannot be treated unfairly at employment, educational establishments, renting a property, standing for public or private office or providing healthcare and insurance services.
Every HIV infected or affected person below the age of 18 years has the right to reside in a shared household and enjoy the facilities
Prohibits any individual from publishing information or advocating feelings of hatred against HIV positive persons and those living with them
Every person in the care and custody of the State shall have right to HIV prevention, testing, treatment and counselling services
Suggests that cases relating to HIV positive persons shall be ‘disposed off’ by the court on a priority basis and duly ensure the confidentiality
No person shall be compelled to disclose his/her HIV status except with their informed consent, and if required by a court order
Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY)
Mangalagiri (Andhra Pradesh)
Kalyani (West Bengal)
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh)
Bilaspur (Himachal Pradesh)
A uniform entrance examination for admission to all medical seats in the country viz. National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) has been introduced by amending the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956.
For the first time, common counselling for entrance to all medical seats has also been made mandatory by amending the Regulations in 2017.
Total 92 Medical College (46 Govt. and 46 Pvt.) established in last four years, resulting in an increase of 15354 MBBS seats (6519 in Govt. Colleges and 8835 in Pvt. Colleges).
Total 12646 PG Seats (Broad & Super Specialty Course) increased
DNB seats increased by around 2000
In the first Phase, in 72 Government Medical Colleges, approx. 1500 PG seats created.
Against a target of 58, 57 proposals have been approved till date and 8 colleges have become
For ensuring the availability of one medical college in every 3 Parliamentary Constituencies and one
Government Medical College in each State, 24 more new medical college will be established in 8 unserved/underserved States.
2400 new MBBS seats will be created
State NCD cells
District NCD cells
District NCD Clinics and
NCD Clinics at CHC set up
Cardiac Care Units (CCU),
District Day Care Centers set up
screened at NCD Clinics
till March 2018
screening for prevention
and control for common
NCDs in more than
districts and more
screened till date
National Cancer Institute being set up
at Jhajjar at Haryana.
State Cancer Institute/Tertiary Care
Cancer Centers approved to monitor
all Cancer-related activities of their
The second Campus of Chhitaranjan
National Cancer Institute being set up
Treatment for drug-sensitive TB is provided through a network of more than
Designated Microscopy Centres established for the quality diagnosis of TB
House to house screening of TB symptoms has covered
crore population as part of Active Case Finding (ACF) in 2017 in
phases of 15 days each.
CBNAAT machines are installed. All District Hospitals and Medical Colleges have CBNAAT Machines
per month for nutritional support to all TB patients for the entire duration of TB treatment through DBT
for notification and outcome reporting for Private providers /Chemists /laboratories
National AIDS Control
Programme now a
Central Sector Scheme
‘Test and Treat’ Policy
for covering all
patients with Anti Retro Viral
(ARV) irrespective of CD4 count
or clinical stage
More than 1 lakh
HIV infected people brought under
the ambit of ARV treatment in 8
months since the launch of ‘Test
and Treat’ policy
More than 11.75 lakh
people infected with HIV are on
ARV treatment, 54% higher than
Viral Load Testing for all People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV) launched, providing
free-of-cost viral load testing
at least once a year for around 12 lakh PLHIV on treatment
Single Window Services for TBHIV
co-infected patients at all
537 ART centres
More than 2 Crore
pregnant women being tested
for HIV in a year with a goal to
achieve elimination of Motherto-
Child Transmission of HIV
Reduction in prevalence of tobacco use:
As per findings of Global Adult Tobacco Survey (2016-17), the prevalence of tobacco use has reduced by six percentage points from 34.6% to 28.6% during the period 2009-10 to 2016-17. The number of tobacco users has reduced by about 81 lakh.
Packaging and Labelling Rules:
Size of specified health warnings on tobacco products enhanced w.e.f. 1st April 2016 to 85% of the principal display area of tobacco product packs. The Quit-Line call centre number has been included in new specified health warnings.
The inclusion of Bidi in Tax Net:
has been covered in the tax net and
kept along with all tobacco products in
the slab of 28% under the Goods and
Service Tax (GST).
WHO Director-General’s Special Recognition
Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda, Union
Minister of Health and Family Welfare have
been awarded the WHO Director-General’s
Special Recognition Award in 2017 for global
Organ Donation Rate (number of deceased organ donors per million population) has increased by four times since 2012-13.
Five Regional Organ and Tissue Transplant Organizations (ROTTO) established in Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Assam, West Bengal and Chandigarh UT.
National Registry to provide an online system for procurement and distribution of organs and tissues established.
Policy and criteria for allocation of various vital organs approved and uploaded on NOTTO website.
40 million LLINs
distributed in the
NE States, Odisha,
Chhattisgarh & Jharkhand
During 2015-17, reported
positive cases of
Malaria reduced by 28%,
and reported deaths due to malaria
reduced by 73 %.
from 394 in 2013 to
618 in 2018
Case Fatality Rate (CFR) for
Dengue (deaths per 100 cases)
sustained at 0.2%
in last three years
Sentinel sites increased
from 51 (2005) to
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) in priority districts
Apex Referral Laboratories
from 12 to
Establishment of Physical
Medicine Rehabilitation (PMR)
in identified Medical Colleges
State to notify any breakout/case of Japanese Encephalitis
Reduction of 37.7%
from 9241 (2014) to 5758 (2017)
Single dose single day drug (Ambisome) introduced
in the programme in 2014.
deaths reduced by
from 11 (2014) to zero (2017)
Out of 21 endemic states/ UTs,
5 have achieved LF elimination target
and are under Post-MDA Surveillance.
Transmission Assessment Survey (TAS) cleared districts
increased from 5 (2014) to 97 (2017).
Enactment of the Mental
Healthcare Act, 2017
Expansion of the District Mental
Health Programme to
districts of the country.
Support for the establishment
additional Centres of
Excellence and strengthening/
Post Graduate Departments in
mental health specialities.
Globally benchmarked food standards:
500 food standards developed, reviewed and expanded for food additives that now has over
additives and food processing aids.
Credible and robust food testing system:
A network of over
are NABL accredited. Also provide Mobile Food Testing labs to States /UTs. IT-based Indian Food Lab Network (InFoLNet) developed for a seamless flow of information relating to food testing processing aids.
Fair and Transparent enforcement and hassle-free food imports:
Food Safety and Standards (Import) Regulations,
notified. For ease of doing
business, Food Import Clearance System (FICS) integrated with ICEGATE system of
Customs under Single Window Clearance Interface to Facilitate Trade (SWIFT) at Delhi,
Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Cochin and Tuticorin covering
Large-scale food fortification:
Standards formulated for fortification of key food staples viz. edible oil, double fortified salt, milk, wheat flour and rice. Logo launched to identify fortified foods. Food Fortification Resource Centre established to promote food fortification.
Food Recovery andFood Sharing:
An alliance of food recovery agencies developed to collect and distribute food to the
needy covering 70 cities.
Organ Donation Rate (number of deceased organ donors per million population) has increased by four times since 2012-13.
344 irrational fixed-dose
combinations (FDCs) prohibited.
New National List of Essential Medicines (NLEM, 2015) finalized.
added in NLEM, 2015 and their ceiling prices fixed.
Commencement of online clearance of imports consignment through an integrated declaration
at a single entry point
i.e. the Customs Gateway (ICEGATE) with risk-based inspection and sampling.
The level of ‘Not of Standard Quality’ drugs in the country is as low as
and spurious drugs even lower at
as per the largest ever survey in the world.
National Regulatory Authority (NRA) declared functional with the
highest maturity level of 4
in respect of 5 functions and 3 in respect of 4 functions.
National Health Portal (NHP)
provided health-related information to citizens and stakeholders in different languages (currently six languages). A voice portal provides information through a toll-free number
and Mobile App, has also been launched
supports Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA)
‘Hum Do’ Website
(www.humdo.nhp.gov.in) provides information and guidance on family planning methods.
Mother and Child Tracking System (MCTS) / Reproductive Child Health (RCH) application:
Facilitates timely delivery of antenatal and postnatal care services and immunization to children. Approximately
pregnant women and
children registered on MCTS / RCH portal till date.
application delivers free weekly audio messages on pregnancy, childbirth and care. Approximately
successful calls have been made.
Free audio training course designed to expand and refresh the knowledge base of ASHAs and improve their communication skills. Launched in 2016, more than
ASHAs registered in MCTS started the course.
ANM online (ANMOL)
allows ANMs to enter and update data for beneficiaries of their jurisdiction. Currently
Andhra Pradesh, 2,688
more than 362
are using ANMOL.
Drugs and Vaccines
inventory management and
distribution of various drugs,
sutures and surgical items
to various District Drug
Warehouses of State / UT,
District Hospitals (DH), their sub
stores at CHC, PHC etc.
TB Patient Monitoring System “Nikshay”:
web-based solution for
monitoring of TB patients.
72 lakh patients
A Missed Call
Centre facility with Toll-
Free No: 1800-11-6666
reaches the unreached TB
patients, for counselling
and treatment support.
by Central Drugs
Standards Control Organisation
(CDSCO) enables online submission
of applications, their tracking,
processing & grant of approvals
online, mainly for drugs, clinical trials,
ethics committee, medical devices,
vaccines and cosmetics.
being rolled out for all
the licensed blood banks in public
and private health facilities.
active blood banks
on network till
date. Mobile App also available.
. Indradhanush Immunization
For immunisation tracker
. India Fights Dengue
Enables a user to check Dengue Symptoms,
get nearest Hospital / Blood bank information
and also share feedback
. NHP Swasth Bharat
Information dissemination on Disease,
Lifestyle, First Aid
. NHP Directory Services Mobile App
Information related to Hospital and Blood
banks across India have been hosted
• No More Tension Mobile App
Information on stress-management related aspects
• Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan Mobile App
For reporting pregnancy care related information from
• NHP Health Information Kiosks
Have been installed in
dissemination of authentic health-related information to
the citizens through the touch screen based kiosks.
• Tobacco Cessation Programme
Is a mobile-based interventional initiative for
counselling and helping people to quit tobacco, by
giving a missed call to
total missed calls have been
captured and more than 14 lakh users registered.
• mDiabetes Program
Is a mobile-based initiative for prevention and
care of diabetes by giving a missed call to
Currently, more than
are registered for diabetes
Revised version of 2013 Standards
notified in December 2016. Includes
standards for Disease Classification
Medicine and Clinical terminology,
Laboratory Data exchange, Digital
Imaging and Communication etc.,
for semantic interoperability.
Metadata and Data Standards (MDDS) for Health
Is to enable semantic interoperability among healthcare
applications. The MDDS standards have
more than 1000 data
elements to be used in healthcare applications and are aligned
with the global health IT standards.
National Resource Centre for EHR
Augments facilitation for adoption of
the notified EHR Standards in technical
association with C-DAC, Pune for
providing assistance in developing,
implementing and using EHR standards
National Digital Health Authority (NDHA)
Is a nodal agency for formulation, adoption & regulation
of eHealth Standards in India as well as to develop
a regulatory framework for the Privacy and Security
aspects of digital health records.
National Identification Number (NIN)
A unique identification number is being assigned to all health
facilities (both public & private) to facilitate interoperability
among health IT systems deployed. So far
of Public Health Facilities allocated NIN.
Hospital Information System (HIS)
Was implemented for computerized registration and capturing EHR/ EMR of
patients in Public Health facilities up to PHC level. So far,
provided to 18 States/UTs
for implementation of HIS application like
eHospital (NIC),e- Sushrut (C-DAC Noida) etc.
Online Registration System (ORS)
Links various hospitals for online registration, payment of fees and
appointment, online diagnostic reports, inquiring availability of blood
More than 140 hospitals
are on board and around
appointments have been transacted online.
Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network (eVIN)
Indigenously developed technology system that provides
real-time information on vaccine stocks and flows, and storage
temperatures across all cold chain points through a smartphone
application. Implemented across
19 states & 2 UTs.
National Medical College Network (NMCN)
50 Government Medical Colleges
being interconnected for e-Education and
e-Healthcare delivery, riding over NKN (National Knowledge Network). National
Resource Centres (NRC) with required centralised infrastructure and
Resource Centres (RRCs)
have been established.
State Telemedicine Network (STN)
will provide Telemedicine Services to
the remote areas by upgrading existing Government Healthcare Facilities
in States. Ten states have been financially supported in the last two years.
Telemedicine Nodes at pilgrim places
uses space technology for
telemedicine facility between identified remote patient-end health facility
and specialty hospital in collaboration with Department of Space.
To improve regional cooperation by strengthening telemedicine-
based patient care services and share medical knowledge among the
Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic
Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Countries.
Doctors can testify in the judicial process utilizing the video conferencing
facility without visiting the courts. Operational in PGIMER, Chandigarh since
More than 4000 Summon Cases attended till date.