About Us

Hon’ble Chief Minister is the premier for the overall public health system of Chhattisgarh Health System. The Department of Health & Family Welfare is under the portfolio for the State Health Minister. However, the executive decisions pass through the chain of Chief Secretary and Secretary Health. There are five main directors under the direct control of the Health Secretary. The Director, SHRC in his additional technical support to the Department of Health and Family Welfare. Mission Director, NRHM is the principal authority for the tasks related to the mission. Director AYUSH is concerned with strategic planning activities of Indian systems of medicine such as Ayurveda Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy and concerned with mainstreaming of AYUSH. Director Health & Family Welfare is concerned with the state health and family welfare programmes. Director Health Services is concerned with all administrative and management related issues of the Directorate. Director Medical Education and Training is concerned with the medical education and training activities across the state. Moreover, SHRC is involved in running the community health volunteer scheme of Mitanin (Community Health Volunteers) Programme, Mitanin Kalyankari Kosh and supports in areas where health sector reforms are required. The Directors are supported by several Joint Directors and Deputy Directors in effective and smooth functioning of the overall health systems.