Welcome to Department of Health & Medical Education, J&K.

The Health & Medical Education Department is striving to deliver state of Art and Affordable Healthcare to the citizens of J&K. With the support of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, the Healthcare delivery of J&K has seen a tremendous rise in its quality due to the huge funding and bridging of the gaps of Human Resource and Health care Infrastructure which is aimed at raising the standards of Health care delivery in the UT of J&K. The Medical Education Sector is being strengthened and has been up-scaled in terms of infrastructure and improvement of quality Medical Education. The increase in the number of seats in the Medical/Nursing Colleges shall improve the quantity and quality of Human Resource available. A visible change in the Health indicators is a proof of the efforts of the LG Administration to uplift the quality of Health care in J&K and making it accessible and affordable to the people of J&K. Thrust has been laid to the strengthening of the Primary Health care level including the District Hospital and making the District Hospital a Super Speciality Unit so that the referral case load for the tertiary care Hospitals is reduced. The overall motive is to achieve “Health for All”. The Universal Health care scheme introduced by the Government of India in addition to the Ayushman Bharat PMJAY is a fully funded Health care Insurance scheme for all the citizen of J&K which is focused on reducing the out of pocket expenses for the general public and especially for the Poor and Economically Weaker Section of the society. Health care procedures shall be available at 26137 Private Healthcare Institutions across the Country for the patients besides the Government owned Institutions. It is our commitment to ensure high quality Health care delivery to our people living in the remotest hilly areas and difficult terrain. .

Hon'ble Lietenant Governor's Photot
Shri Manoj Sinha
Hon'ble Lieutenant Governor
Union Teritory of J&K
Advisor Photo
Shri Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar
Advisor to Hon'ble Lieutenant Governor
Dr. Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, IAS
Administrative Secretary, H&ME Department