Department of Health and Family Welfare

Health Centres

The main function of the DHS(MI) is to provide health care services through its various health institutions at various levels.

The State has a three tier health care delivery system in the rural areas. There is a Community Health Centre for a population of approximately 80,000, a Primary Health Centre for every 20,000 people and a Sub-Centre for every 3000 people. Normally, for every six Sub-Centres, there should be one Primary Health Centre and for every four Primary Health Centres, there should be one Community Health Centre.