Ministry of Health and Family Welfare – MoHFW

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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare – स्वास्थ्य और परिवार कल्याण मंत्रालय

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is a part of Union Government Ministries works under the government of India (भारत सरकार). This Ministry deals with the health policies. It has to organize different health-related programmes like family planning and health checkups in India. The head of this Ministry is now Sri Jagat Prakash Nadda.

The Ministry of health India has the responsibility to publish a magazine named Indian Pharmacopoeia through IPC. IPC is an organization which works individually and sets the standard for the healthcare devices, pharmaceuticals and also drugs.ministry of health and family welfare department website

Major Programmes of MoHFW

The department of health and family welfare performs a duty to organize different awareness programmes and campaigns related to healthcare. Under this department, some programs are the National AIDS Control Programme, National Cancer Control Programme, National Leprosy Eradication Programme, Universal Immunisation Programme, National Tobacco Control Programme and many more.

Here, you can find the list of programs from MoHFW. Follow the below links and get the detailed information about the program from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare department.

Attached Offices

  • National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP)

Subordinate Offices

  • Central Institute of Psychiatry (CIP)

Divisions / Units / Wings

  • Central Health Service, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
  • Regional Resource Centre for North Eastern States, Guwahati, Assam

Autonomous / Apex Institutions

  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
  • India Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mumbai
  • All India Institute of Speech and Hearing (AIISH), Mysore
  • Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC)
  • International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)
  • Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER)
  • Lala Ram Swarup Institute of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases
  • National Institute of Health and Family Welfare (NIHFW), New Delhi
  • NIMHANS – National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences
  • National Tuberculosis Institute (NTI), Bangalore
  • North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS)
  • Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
  • Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY)
  • Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal, Manipur

Autonomous Organisations / Institutions

  • Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi

Societies

  • Central Medical Services Society (CMSS)
  • Nutrition Society of India (NSI), Hyderabad

PSUs / Joint Ventures

  • HLL Biotech Limited, Chennai, Tamilnadu
  • HLL Lifecare Limited
  • Hospital Services Consultancy Corporation (I) Limited (HSCC)
  • National Board of Examinations
  • Office of the Chief Controller of Accounts, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Statutory Bodies

  • Dental Council of India
  • Medical Council of India (MCI)

Regional/Field Offices

  • Family Welfare and Training Centre, Mumbai
  • Regional Leprosy Training and Research Institute and Regional Office of Health and Family Welfare, Raipur, Chhattisgarh
  • National Institute of Immunohaematology, ICMR, Mumbai
  • National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases (NICED)
  • Malaria Research Centre (MRC)

Schemes / Programmes and Missions

  • Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO), Online Application for Licensing
  • Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS)
  • Food Licensing and Registration System of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)
  • Integrated Disease Surveillance Project (IDSP), Delhi
  • National Leprosy Eradication Programme
  • National Rural Health Mission (2005-12)
  • OncoNET Portal
  • Population Research Centres, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
  • Report Sex Selection
  • Sports Injury Centre (SIC)
  • State Health Systems Resource Centre, Kerala (SHSRCK),Kerala
  • The Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Act, 2010, New Delhi
  • The Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Act, 2010, New Delhi
  • The Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques, New Delhi

The Department of Health and Family welfare organizes these programmes mentioned above through different organizations. Some of them are Medical Council of India, Dental Council of India, Indian Nursing Council, All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, Pharmacy Council of India, Central Drugs Standard Control Organization, etc.

Department of Health Research

The Mohfw India consists of two departments named The Department of Health and Family Welfare and Department of Health Research. Earlier the Department of Ayush was also under this Ministry. Later on, it transformed into a separate Ministry in the year 2014.

Autonomous / Apex Institutions

  •  Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

Digital Paymentsdigital payments

The India Government flagship programme is Digital India. The aim of this scheme is to become a Faceless, Cashless, Paperless country in the world.

Digital Resources

Here you can find the MoHFW digital resources information:

The ministry of health and family welfare deals with the issues which include rural health care including the reproductive and mental health of a woman, pediatrics, and many other services.

There are 18 centers of research to control population. The Mohfw India also has 6 universities and 6 institutions in 17 states of our country. Some of the renowned research centers under this department includes International Institute for Population Sciences in Mumbai, Central Drug Research Institute in Lucknow, Indian Council of Medical Research in New Delhi, etc.

Attached Offices
  • Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS)
  • National Institute of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases
  • Jansankhya Sthirata Kosh(JSK) – National Population Stabilisation Fund
Statutory Bodies
  • Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)
  • Indian Nursing Council
  • Pharmacy Council of India
Schemes / Programmes and Missions
  • All India Pre-Medical and Pre-Dental Entrance Examination
  • Nursing and Midwifery Portal – An initiative of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
  • Swaasth India – Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
Academies / Institutions (Grant in Aid)
  • All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health (AIIH and PH)
  • National Institute of Biologicals, Noida, Uttar Pradesh

Parliament Q&A

Get the Parliament details like Questions and Answers information. By using the below links, you can get the info on Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.


MoHFW Website: https://mohfw.gov.in
Digital Payments: https://mohfw.gov.in/digital-payment
Phone Number: 011-23063024, 011-23061661, 011-23063513
Fax Number: 011-23062358
Email Id: hfwminister@gov.in
Address Details:
Room No: 348, A Wing,
Nirman Bhawan,
New Delhi – 110011,
India.