Copyright © 2011 JKNRHM
Chaudhary Lal Singh
Health & Medical Education and ARI & Training
Mohtarma Asiya Naqash
Hon'ble Minister of State
Health & Social Welfare
Health & Medical Education Department
National Health Mission (NHM) now subsumes NRHM (National Rural Health Mission) & NUHM (National Urban Health Mission) which have been designated as sub-missions (of NHM). National Rural Health Mission(NRHM) is aimed at bringing about dramatic improvement in the health system and the health status of the 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 & MMR, population stabilization and gender & demographic balance which in turn whould help in achieving goals set under the National Health Policy and the Millennium Development Goals. J&K under this Mission is focusing on empowerment of people through effective mechanism of Rogi Kalyan Samities, Decentralized planning and implementation, strengthening of physical infrastructure and ensuring fully functional facilities at the doorstep of the people not withstanding odds of topography & situational constraints.