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Government Of Assam Health & Family Welfare Directorate of Health Service

About the Department

  • Directorate of Health Services, Assam is commited to provide preventive, promotive, curative,and quality health services at an affordable price to the people of Assam.Directorate of Health Services (DHS) has an important role in the provision and administration of health services and in order to raise the quality, extend accountability and deliver the services fairly, effectively and courteously.

    Establishment Branch

    Duty & Works:- Appointment, transfer, Promotion, Pension, etc of staff. issue & receipt. High court Case matters and appointment of Gr. IV & Driver, etc.

    Health Establishment Branch

    Duties:- Matter relating Private hospitals, nursing homes, Laboratories, Clinical laboratory, X-ray unit , USG etc.

    Nursing Branch

    All matter relating to Nursing establishment, Nursing college, Nursing Council, Nurse training, Nurse Appointment & Transfer

    H & D Branch

    Duty - Purchases & Approval of Diet money & materials, furniture, including repairing and renovation of quarter etc. of medical institution, work for up-gradation of Medical Institutions, Proposal for sanctioning of New Posts.

    Accounts branch

    All matter relating to receipt & expenditure of fund including salary advance etc. of office Staff, sanction of NRA of GPF , Temporary advance of GPF etc. Verification of Pension file, Retd. Gazetted Officers Forwarding of GIS application of Gazzetted Officers and application of final withdrawal of GPF to Govt. for Sanction, pay bill of the staff any other account related matter.

    Budget Branch

    Duty:- To estimation & scrutiny of Annual Budget preparation of salary + Non Salary Budget both plan and Non-Plan, Proposal for Celing + Arrear Salary / DA / Medical Re-Imburstment & TC allotment.

    Planning Branch

    Plan budget, Post Creation, Plan & estimate for procurement, Departmental committee etc.

    General Branch

    Procurement of medicines, Stationeries Surgical items for Medical Treatment & Medical re-imbursement.

    Statistics Branch

    Collection, Compilation of Health Data, Preparation of reports on Medical & Health Data and Registration of Birth & Death.

    Purchase Board

    Duty :- Issue & Notice Inviting tender and Bid document for purchases of Drugs and Pharmaceutical, Surgical and suture items, LLIN etc. and approval of the Items and other correspondence relating to purchases, release of earnest money, deeds of agreement against the approved items etc.

    State Health Education Bureau

    To educate regarding prevention for diseases, and taking care for diseases people.

    T.B. Control Programme (RNTCP)

    To control Tuberculosis in the State for which programme TNCP & RNTPC is used.

    Programme for Control of Blindness (NPCB)

    To use National Programme for Control of Blindness

    Zonal Leprosy Office

    To eradicate Leprosy from the State.

    National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP)

    To control the use of Tobacco and to make awareness among the people about the harmful effects of Tobacco use.

    National Programme for Prevention and Control of Fluorosis (NPPCF)

    To prevent and control the effect of Fluoride the programme National Programme for Prevention and Control of Fluorosis (NPPCF).

    National Iodine Deficiency Disorder Control Programme

    To control the various diseases due to deficiency of iodine in the State and to make the people aware against the deficiency the programme National Iodine Deficiency Disorder Control Programme is used.

    National Programme for Prevention and Control of Deafness.

    To prevent avoidable hearing lost, diagnose treatment of hear problem responsible for hearing lost and rehabilitate the person suffering with deafness National Programme for Prevention and Control of Deafness.

    National Mental Health

    Duty – Treatment and Rehabilitation and Mentally disordered people in the society. Conducting training and awareness programme for Doctors, Nurses, Paramedical Staffs.