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Top 10 States/UTs in terms of number of Paediatricians at Community Health Centres as on 31st March 2017

July 25, 2018 Author : OGD PMU Team

The number of Paediatricians in position at Community Health Centres (CHCs) in India was 864 as on 31st March 2017. The top 10 States/UTs in terms of number of Paediatricians in position at CHCs as on 31st March 2017 were Rajasthan, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Punjab, Jammu & Kashmir, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal.

There were 189 Paediatricians in position at CHCs in Rajasthan as on 31-03-2017. It accounted 21.88% of the total Paediatricians in position at CHCs in India as on 31st March 2017. There were 106 Paediatricians in position at CHCs in Karnataka as on 31-03-2017. It accounted 12.27% of the total Paediatricians in position at CHCs in India as on 31st March 2017. There were 103 Paediatricians in position at CHCs in Uttar Pradesh as on 31-03-2017. It accounted 11.92% of the total Paediatricians in position at CHCs in India as on 31st March 2017.

In Odisha there were 58 Paediatricians in position at CHCs as on 31-03-2017, which accounted 6.71% of the total Paediatricians in position at CHCs in India. In Andhra Pradesh there were 56 Paediatricians in position at CHCs as on 31-03-2017, which accounted 6.48% of the total Paediatricians in position at CHCs in India.

The number of Paediatricians in position at CHCs in Punjab, Jammu & Kashmir, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal was 48, 45, 45, 41 and 36 respectively as on 31-03-2017. These above mentioned top 10 States/UTs accounted for 84.14% of the total number of Paediatricians in position at CHCs in India as a whole as on 31st March 2017.

There were States/UTs namely Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, A & N Island, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Delhi and Lakshadweep which had 0 (zero) Paediatricians in position at CHCs as on 31st March 2017.

Note: NA: Not Available; #: Total 10 Pediatricians sanctioned in the State; For Required: One per Community Health Centre; All India figures for Vacancy and Shortfall are the totals of State-wise Vacancy and Shortfall ignoring surplus in some States / Uts; *: Surplus.

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

Resource Title: State/ UT-wise Paediatricians 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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