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State/UT-wise Community Health Centres required in Tribal Areas of India as on 31-03-2017

February 18, 2019 Author : OGD PMU Team

The number of Community Health Centres (CHCs) required in Tribal Areas of India was 1172 as on 31st March 2017. The top 5 States/UTs in terms of number of CHCs required in Tribal Areas of India as on 31-03-2017 were Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Rajasthan and Gujarat.

There was a requirement of 178 CHCs in Tribal Areas of Madhya Pradesh as on 31st March 2017. It accounted 15.19% of the total CHCs required in Tribal Areas of India as on 31-03-2017. The number of CHCs required in Tribal Areas of Maharashtra was 112 as on 31st March 2017, which accounted 9.56% of the total CHCs required in Tribal Areas of India. There was a requirement of 112 CHCs in Tribal Areas of Odisha as on 31st March 2017. It accounted 9.56% of the total CHCs required in Tribal Areas of India as on 31-03-2017.

The number of CHCs required in Tribal Areas of Rajasthan and Gujarat was 108 and 100 respectively as on 31st March 2017. Rajasthan accounted 9.22% and Gujarat accounted 8.53% respectively of the total CHCs required in Tribal Areas of India as on 31-03-2017.

The above mentioned top 5 states accounted for 52.05% of the total CHCs required in Tribal Areas of India as a whole as on 31st March 2017.

Note: NA: Not Available; The Requirement is calculated using the prescribed norms on the basis of rural population from Census, 2011. All India shortfall is derived by adding state-wise figures of shortfall ignoring the existing surplus in some of the states; R: Required; P: In Position; S: Shortfall; **: Surplus, *: State/UT has no separate Tribal Area/ Population; #: States are predominantly tribal areas; (2): The population is less than the norm (CHC) of 80, 000; ^^: Data for year 2010 used.

Dataset URL: https://data.gov.in/resources/state-ut-wise-number-sub-centres-primary-health-centres-phcs-and-community-health-centers

Resource Title: State/ UT-wise Number of sub Centres, Primary Health Centres (PHCs) and Community Health Centers (CHCs) in Tribal Areas as on 31-03-2017

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Source: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare , Department of Health and Family Welfare
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