The constitution of India envisages the establishment of new social order based on equality, freedom, justice and dignity of the individual. It aims at the elimination of poverty, ignorance and ill-health and directs the State with regard to raising the level of nutrition and the standard of living of the people, securing the health and strength of workers, men and women, and especially ensuring that children are given opportunities to develop in a healthy manner.
Strictly to the tune of constitutional directives and sincerely to the commitment for “Health for All”, the main functions of the department may be precisely summed up as curative, preventive and promotive services. Healthy people, having sound physique and mental development provide a firm foundation for the national development. Whatever is spent on the improvement for invigorating human resources for higher productivity in every sphere of socio-economic development.
The Health and Family Welfare Department is committed to provide preventive, promotive and curative Health Services to the people of the State through a good net-work of medical institutions such as sub-centers, subsidiary health centers (dispensaries/Clinics etc.), primary health centers, community health centers, Sub-Divisional and Distt. Hospitals, Government Medical & Dental Colleges (attached hospitals)