MISSION

To provide accessible, affordable, accountable, effective and reliable Primary Health Care to the poor population of U.T of Lakshadweep.

OBJECTIVES
  • Reduction in infant Mortality Rate (IMR) and Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR).
  • Universal access to public health services such as women’s health, child health, water, sanitation & hygiene, immunization, and nutrition
  • Prevention and control of communicable and non – communicable diseases, including locally endemic and life style diseases.
  • Access to integrated comprehensive primary healthcare.
  • Population stabilization, gender and demographic balance.
  • Revitalize local health traditions and mainstreaming of AYUSH.
  • Promotion of healthy life styles.

Services providing
Sl.No. Services Infrastructure Day & Time
1 Specialist IGH, Kavaratti & RGSH, Agatti Monday to Saturday 8.00 AM to 1.00 PM, 3.00 PM to 5.00 PM and casualty
2 24x7 hour services Hospitals/ CHCs/ PHcs/ FAC Monday to Saturday 8.00 AM to 1.00 PM, 3.00 PM to 5.00 PM and casualty
3 Ante Natal Care IGH, Kavaratti GH, Minicoy CHC, Agatti
PHC: Kalpeni/ Kiltan/ Chetlath FAC, Bitra
CHC: Androth/ Amini
PHC: Kadmath
Thursday 8.00 AM to 2.00 PM
Tuesday 8.00 AM to 2.00 PM
4 Routine Immunization IGH, Kavaratti GH, Minicoy CHC, Agatti
PHC: Kalpeni/ Kiltan/ Chetlath FAC, Bitra
CHC: Androth/ Amini
PHC: Kadmath
Thursday 8.00 AM to 2.00 PM
Tuesday 8.00 AM to 2.00 PM
5 Conducting National Immunization Days (Pulse Polio) All facilities As per Govt.of India’s notification from time to time
6 Ambulance All facilities 24 hours as per need
7 Dispensing of essential medicines All facilities 8 AM to 1 PM, 3 PM to 5PM and 24 hours in the casualty
8 Laboratory services (Routine Test) All facilities (except FAC, Bitra) 24Hrs Services in IG Hospital, RGSH and in Other Peripheries, OPD hours & call duty
9 Vaccinations All facilities During OPD hours & casualty
10 Family Welfare/ Planning Activities All facilities During OPD hours

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROVIDING THROUGH NHM
HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT SOCIETY (HMS):

Hospital Management Society for Hospitals, Community Health Centres and Primary Health Centres were registered under societies Registration Act-1860 and functioning in all island with following composition to look after the welfare of the patients and proper management of Hospitals, Community Health Centres and Primary Health Centres

  1. HMS for Indira Gandhi Hospital, Kavaratti
    1. Secretary (Health) - Chairman
    2. Member of Parliament - Member
    3. President – Cum-Chief Counselor - Member
    4. Chairperson, V(D) P - Member
    5. Deputy Collector - Member
    6. Headmaster, Senior Seconadry School - Member
    7. Physician, IGH - Member
    8. Ayurvedic Physician, IGH - Member
    9. Secretary, Indian Medical Association - Member
    10. Chairman, Lakshadweep Khadi Board - Member
    11. President, Mahila Samajam - Member
    12. Medical Superintendent, IGH - Member Secretary
  2. HMS for Govt. Hospital, Minicoy
    1. Chairperson, V(D)P - Chairman
    2. Deputy Collector - Co-Chairman
    3. Medical Officer in charge - Member Secretary
    4. District Panchayath Member - Member
  3. HMS for CHC, Androth, Amini and Agatti
    1. Chairperson, V(D)P - Chairman
    2. Deputy Collector - Co-Chairman
    3. Medical Officer in charge - Member Secretary
    4. District Panchayath Member - Member
  4. HMS for PHC, Kalpeni, Kadmath, Kiltan and Chetlath
    1. Chairperson, V(D)P - Chairman
    2. Deputy Collector - Co-Chairman
    3. Medical Officer in charge - Member Secretary
    4. District Panchayath Member - Member

Village Health Sanitation and Nutrition Committee:

Village Health Sanitation and Nutrition Committee is functioning in all island with following composition for developing Village Health Plan and providing oversight of National Rural Health Mission activities at the island level.

  1. Chairperson Village Dweep Panchayath - Chairman
  2. Deputy Collector/ SDO/ ASDO - Co-Chairman
  3. District Panchayath Members - Member
  4. Health Inspector - Member Secretary

State Advisory Committee for Weekly Iron Folic acid Supplementation (WIFS) Programme:

State Advisory Committee has been formed to implement and monitor WIFS Programme with following composition

  1. Mission Director (NHM) - Chairman
  2. Director of Education - Member
  3. Director, Social Welfare & Tribal Affairs - Member
  4. Director, Woman & Child Development - Member
  5. Public Health Specialist - Member
  6. Peadiatrician, IGH, Kavaratti - Member
  7. Gynecologist, IGH, Kavaratti - Member

Island Level Committee for WIFS Programme
  1. Chairperson, Village Dweep Panchayath - Chairman
  2. Medical Superintendent/ Medical Officer in Charge - Member Secretary
  3. Principals - Member
  4. Lady Village Extension Officer under ICDS - Member

Right to information Act- 2005

The National Rural Health Mission has implemented the provision for Right to Information Act-2005 vide Notification F.No.1/4/2005-Genl.Vol-II/2042. The Director of Health Services is the Appellate Authority, Director (AYUSH) is the Central Public Information Officer and Statistical Investigator is the Central Assistant Public Information Officer.

Contact Details of Officers for RTI-ACT-2005
Sl.No. Name & Designation Official capacity Office Phone
1 Mission Director, NHM Appellate Authority 04896-262115
2 Director, Department of AYUSH, U.T. Of Lakshadweep, Kavaratti Central Public Information Officer 04896-262115
3 Statistical Investigator & Officer in Charge (NHM) Central Assistant Public Information Officer. 04896-263748

Grievances

The Statistical Investigator has been designated as Public Grievances Officer at Directorate level . The Medical Superintendent and Medical Officers have been designated to address the public grievance in all units. In case of any complaint /suggestions from any individual, the same will be acknowledged & necessary action will be taken within a short time frame.


Important phone numbers of officers at directorate level
Sl.No. Name & Designation Office Phone
1 Director, Health Services 04896-262316
04896-263748
2 Mission Director (NHM) 04896-262115
3 Director (AYUSH) 04896-262115
3 Statistical Investigator & Officer in Charge (NHM) 04896-263748

Important phone numbers of officers at Island level
Sl.No. Office Contact No
1 Medical Superintendent, Indira Gandhi Hospital, Kavaratti 04896-262240
04896-262794
2 Medical Officer in Charge, Govt. Hospital, Minicoy 04892-222427
04892-222227
3 Medical Officer in Charge, Community Health Centre, Androth 04893-232219
04893-232213
4 Medical Officer in Charge, Community Health Centre, Amini 04891-273434
5 Medical Officer in Charge, Community Health Centre, Agatti 04894-242858
04894-242857
6 Medical Officer in Charge, Primary Health Centre, Chetlath 04897-276221
7 Medical Officer in Charge, Primary Health Centre, Kalpeni 04895-252264
04895-252254
8 Medical Officer in Charge, Primary Health Centre, Kadmath 04897-274800
9 Medical Officer in Charge, Primary Health Centre, Kiltan 04898-272223
10 Medical Officer in charge, First AID Centre, Bitra 04897-275225
04897-275225

ORGANIZATION SETUP OF THE NATIONAL RURAL HEALTH MISSION AT STATE LEVEL
Sl. No. Designation Status
1 Administrator Chairperson
2 Secretary (Health) Co-Chair
3 Collector & Development Commissioner Co-Chair
4 DMHS & MD (NHM) Convener
5 Member of Parliament Member
6 PCC (DP) Member
7 Vice Counselor (DP) Member
8 Chairperson, V(DP), Kavaratti Member
9 Representative of MoHFW Member
10 MS, IGH, Kavaratti Member
11 EE (Electrical) Member
12 Director of Panchayath Member
13 SE (LPWD) Member
14 Director of Education Member
15 Directors (SJE & Culture) Member
16 Director (S&T) Member
17 Director, P S & A Member
18 Director (I & P R) Member
19 Director (Planning) Member
20 Accounts Officer (Secretariat) Member
21 Chief Ayurvedic Physician, IGH Member
22 SDO, Kavaratti Member
23 President/ Secretary (IMA) Member

State Health Society
Sl. No. Designation Status
1 Secretary (Health) Chairman
2 Collector & Development Commissioner Co-Chair
3 Mission Director (NHM) Convener
4 Medical Superintendent, IGH, Kavaratti Member
5 Chief Ayurvedic Physician, IGH Member
6 Representative of MoHFW Member
7 Regional Director (Kerala & Lakshadweep) Member
8 Superintending Engineer (LPWD) Member
9 Executive Engineer (Electrical) Member
10 Director of Education Member
11 Director Social Welfare & Tribal Affairs Member
12 Sub Divisional Officer, Kavaratti Member

District Level Vigilance & Monitoring Committee
Sl.No. Designation Status
1 Member of Parliament Chairman
2 President Cum Chief Counselor Member
3 Chairperson (VDP), Kavaratti Member
4 Additional District Magistrate Member
5 Director of Education Member
6 SE (PWD) Kavaratti Member
7 Director (W&CD) Member
8 Director (RD) Member
9 Director Health Services & MD (NHM) Secretary & Convener