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Top 10 States/UTs in terms of number of Female Health Assistants/LHV at PHCs in Tribal Areas as on 31st March 2017

September 11, 2018

There were 2500 Female Health Assistants/LHV at Primary Health Centres (PHCs) in Tribal Areas of India as on 31st March 2017. The Top 10 States/UTs in terms of maximum number of Female Health Assistants/LHV at PHCs in Tribal Areas as on 31st March 2017 were Maharashtra, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Meghalaya and Telangana.

The number of Female Health Assistants/LHV at PHCs in Tribal Areas of Maharashtra was 540 as on 31st March 2017. It accounted 21.6% of the total Female Health Assistants/LHV at PHCs in Tribal Areas of India as on 31-03-2017. The number of Female Health Assistants/LHV at PHCs in Tribal Areas of Gujarat was 357 as on 31st March 2017. It accounted 14.28% of the total Female Health Assistants/LHV at PHCs in Tribal Areas of India as on 31-03-2017. The number of Female Health Assistants/LHV at PHCs in Tribal Areas of Chhattisgarh was 352 as on 31st March 2017. It accounted 14.08% of the total Female Health Assistants/LHV at PHCs in Tribal Areas of India as on 31-03-2017.

There were 204 Female Health Assistants/LHV at PHCs in Tribal Areas of Rajasthan as on 31st March 2017; which accounted 8.16% of the total Female Health Assistants/LHV at PHCs in Tribal Areas of India. There were 199 Female Health Assistants/LHV at PHCs in Tribal Areas of Madhya Pradesh as on 31st March 2017; which accounted 7.96% of the total Female Health Assistants/LHV at PHCs in Tribal Areas of India.

As on 31st March 2017, the number of Female Health Assistants/LHV at PHCs in Tribal Areas of Odisha, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Meghalaya and Telangana was 178, 123, 97, 72 and 71 respectively.

These above mentioned 10 states accounted for 87.7% of the total Female Health Assistants/LHV at PHCs in Tribal Areas of India as a whole as on 31st March 2017.

Note: NA: Not Available; ##: Santioned data for year 2012 used; #: States with predominently tribal areas; +: Data for year 2013 used; *: State / UT has no separate Tribal Area / Population; @: Data for year 2010 used; ~: Data for year 2016 used; ++: Sanctioned data for year 2016 used; ^: Sanctioned data for year 2015 used; ^^: Data for year 2013-14 used; **: Surplus; For Required: One per Primary Health Centre.

Dataset URL: https://data.gov.in/catalog/rural-health-statistics-2017
Resource Title: State/ UT-wise Female Health Assistants/ LHV at PHCs in Tribal Area as on 31-03-2017

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