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National Health Mission Yojna


National Health Mission ( NHM)

Brief Description : National Health mission launched in the year 2005 , This mission comes under the ministry of health and family welfare department.This scheme was launched during the Congress government and later on extended by the BJP government this scheme is headed by the Mission Director In every state. The current Mission director 2024 of the jammu and kashmir UT is Shri Nazim Zai khan.


Ø Initially this scheme was known as NRHM now known as NHM National Health Mission.

Ø NUHM is a sub mission of National Health Mission Included in NHM in 2013

Ø The National Health Mission was launched in the 10th  five year plan  

Ø The major initiatives  of National health mission are ASHA, Rogi kalyan Samiti , Health care contractors , Rogi kalyan is one of major initiative of national health mission in Rogi kalyan means Hospital Management or group of trustee manages affairs of hospital , or patient welfare Committee or A committee that takes care of Patients in the hospital

Ø EAG States Empowered Action Group Eight states in India called as Empowered action Group Such as Rajasthan, UP, Uttarkhand, Bihar, Chattisgarh , Orrisa , Jharkhand,MP

Ø Under NHRM apart from EAG states special focus has given to the jammu and kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.

Ø The other initiatives of NHM are Janani shishu Suraksha yojna with aim to provide Free Transport, Free Medicine, Free blood and diet to pregnant women. Besides Janani suraksha Yojna with aim to promote institutional delivery and reduce Maternal and Neo Natal Mortality ratio.

Ø Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram launched in 2013 with the aim for child screening , to check developmental delays, to check disability and birth defects. Besides this scheme provides free treatment to children between age group 0-18 years

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