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State/UT-wise Physicians at Community Health Centres as on 31st March 2017

August 7, 2018 Author : OGD PMU Team

There were 864 Physicians in Position at Community Health Centres (CHCs) in India as on 31st March 2017. The top 5 States/UTs in terms of maximum number of Physicians in Position at CHCs in India as on 31st March 2017 were Rajasthan, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha and Andhra Pradesh.

The number of Physicians in Position at CHCs in Rajasthan was 189 as on 31st March 2017. It accounted 21.88% of the total number of Physicians in Position at CHCs in India as on 31-03-2017. The number of Physicians in Position at CHCs in Karnataka was 106 as on 31st March 2017. It accounted 12.27% of the total number of Physicians in Position at CHCs in India as on 31-03-2017. The number of Physicians in Position at CHCs in Uttar Pradesh was 103 as on 31st March 2017. It accounted 11.92% of the total number of Physicians in Position at CHCs in India as on 31-03-2017.

There were 58 Physicians in Position at CHCs in Odisha as on 31st March 2017, which accounted 6.71% of the total Physicians in Position at CHCs in India. There were 56 Physicians in Position at CHCs in Andhra Pradesh as on 31st March 2017, which accounted 6.48% of the total Physicians in Position at CHCs in India. As on 31st March 2017, there were 8 States/UTs which had 0 (zero) Physicians in Position at CHCs viz., Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, A & N Island, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Delhi and Lakshadweep.

Note: NA: Not Available; #: Sanctioned data for year 2015 used; ##: Total 5 Physicians sanctioned in the State; ###: Data for year 2016 used; All India figures for Vacancy and Shortfall are the totals of State-wise Vacancy and Shortfall ignoring surplus in some States / Uts; *: Surplus; For Required: One per Community Health Centre.

Dataset URL: https://data.gov.in/catalog/rural-health-statistics-2017

Resource Title: State/ UT-wise Physicians at Community Health Centres (CHCs) 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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