Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Primary Health Centres (PHCs)

Posted On: 18 SEP 2020 4:22PM by PIB Delhi

Under the National Health Mission (NHM), Primary Health Centre (PHC) are established to cover a population of 30,000 in rural areas and 20,000 in hilly, tribal and desert areas.

PHCs are established to cover defined population. As per the Rural Health Statistics-2019, as on 31.03.2019, a total of 24,855 rural PHCs and 5,190 urban PHCs have been functional in the country. State-wise details including for Rajasthan are given below:

NUMBER OF PRIMARY HEALTH CENTRES (PHCs) FUNCTIONING IN RURAL AND URBAN AREAS

(As on 31.03.2019)

Sr. No.

State / UT

PRIMARY HEALTH CENTRES (PHCs)

Rural

Urban

Total

1

Andhra Pradesh

1,145

364

1,509

2

Arunachal Pradesh

143

4

147

3

Assam

946

55

1,001

4

Bihar

1,899

95

1,994

5

Chhattisgarh

792

45

837

6

Goa

24

0

24

7

Gujarat

1,476

318

1,794

8

Haryana

379

97

476

9

Himachal Pradesh

586

20

606

10

Jammu & Kashmir

622

49

671

11

Jharkhand

298

57

355

12

Karnataka

2,127

435

2,562

13

Kerala

848

83

931

14

Madhya Pradesh

1,199

136

1,335

15

Maharashtra

1,828

538

2,366

16

Manipur

90

9

99

17

Meghalaya

118

0

118

18

Mizoram

59

10

69

19

Nagaland

126

5

131

20

Odisha

1,288

87

1,375

21

Punjab

416

16

432

22

Rajasthan

2,082

377

2,459

23

Sikkim

29

1

30

24

Tamil Nadu

1,422

463

1,885

25

Telangana

636

249

885

26

Tripura

108

5

113

27

Uttarakhand

257

0

257

28

Uttar Pradesh

2,936

624

3,560

29

West Bengal

908

448

1,356

30

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

22

2

24

31

Chandigarh

0

46

46

32

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

9

2

11

33

Daman & Diu

4

0

4

34

Delhi

5

535

540

35

Lakshadweep

4

0

4

36

Puducherry

24

15

39

TOTAL – ALL INDIA

24,855

5,190

30,045

 

State-wise details of State Program Implementation Plan approvals for the Primary   Health Centers under NHM for the years 2017-18 to 2020-21 are given below:

 

 

Details of SPIP Approvals for the PHCs under NHM for the FY 2017-18 to 2020-21

 

(Rs. in Lakhs)

Sl. No.

Name of the State/UT

2017-18

2018-19

2019-20

2020-21

  1. High Focus States

1

Bihar

500.00

10,508.85

5,766.94

3,225.00

2

Chhattisgarh

976.86

3,317.94

1,996.62

1,260.38

3

Himachal Pradesh

727.01

738.80

2,024.48

---

4

 Jammu & Kashmir

949.01

745.00

597.68

---

5

Jharkhand

1,242.00

1,245.00

1,739.96

1,381.96

6

Madhya Pradesh

2,658.00

---

610.00

8,509.59

7

Orissa

2,678.91

740.00

1,433.57

5,160.69

8

Rajasthan

14,331.00

7,524.12

23,329.83

---

9

Uttar Pradesh

832.83

37.50

412.89

120.00

10

Uttarakhand

 

16.00

5.56

19,657.62

 

Sub Total

24,895.62

24,873.21

37,917.53

39,315.24

B.  NE States

11

Arunachal Pradesh

584.57

356.06

544.80

1,464.54

12

Assam

1,794.48

1,024.33

1,777.06

540.00

13

Manipur

---

126.70

770.50

---

14

Meghalaya

---

9.00

70.50

---

15

Mizoram

100.00

84.00

114.38

286.44

16

Nagaland

107.37

102.30

33.97

---

17

Sikkim

262.32

307.63

358.19

1,840.00

18

Tripura

3,537.26

2,140.50

1,272.00

4,235.98

 

Sub Total

6,386.00

4,150.52

4,941.40

8,366.96

C. Non-High Focus States

19

Andhra Pradesh

---

---

130.00

21.00

20

Goa

10.50

1.50

---

---

21

Gujarat

874.00

383.50

1,049.29

---

22

Haryana

---

7.00

75.00

200.00

23

Karnataka

5,337.50

6,368.50

4,154.63

1,202.49

24

Kerala

428.00

581.00

821.31

17,243.82

25

Maharashtra

1,1602.02

9,955.00

18,181.77

---

26

Punjab

300.00

---

---

3,005.00

27

Tamil Nadu

2,927.50

976.25

3,465.90

---

28

Telangana

200.00

630.00

---

---

29

West Bengal

417.75

2,295.75

3,205.81

22,392.31

 

Sub Total

22,097.27

21,198.50

31,083.71

44,064.62

D. Small States/UTs

30

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

16.00

8.00

---

---

31

Chandigarh

---

---

---

---

32

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

---

---

---

---

33

Daman & Diu

---

---

---

---

34

Delhi

---

---

---

---

35

Lakshadweep

---

---

---

1,399.11

36

Puducherry

20.00

---

---

---

 

Sub Total

36.00

8.00

 

1,399.11

 

Grand Total

53,414.89

50,230.23

73,942.63

93,145.93

 

Note: -

  1. SPIP stands for State Program Implementation Plan.
  2. The above figures are as reported by the States /UTs.
  3. The above figures are inclusive of activity Additional Building/Major Upgradation of existing Structure, Upgradation, Spill over of Ongoing Works, new constructions, Staff Quarters, carry forward of new construction initiated last year, or the year before and major civil works for operationalization of 24 hour services at Primary Health Centres (PHCs).

 

The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Sh Ashwini Kumar Choubey stated this in a written reply in the Lok Sabha here today.

 

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