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Jammu & Kashmir

State Profile

Geography

One of the largest states of the Indian union, Jammu and Kashmir covers an area of 2,22,236 sq km. This includes 78,114 sq km under illegal occupation of Pakistan, 5,180 sq km handed over by Pakistan to China, and 37,555 sq km under occupation of China.

The state lies between 32o 17' to 36o 58' North latitude and 73o 26' to 80o 30' East longitude. From North to South, it extends over 640 km and from East to West, 480 km. It occupies the North-West niche of India, bounded on the South by Himachal Pradesh and the Punjab, on the South West and West by Pakistan, on the North by Chinese Turkistan and a little of Russian Turkistan, and on the East by Chinese Tibet - thus strategically bordering the territories of three countries - Russia, China, and Pakistan.

Geographically, the Jammu and Kashmir state is divided into four zones. First, the mountainous and semi- mountainous plain commonly known as Kandi belt, the second, hills including Siwalik ranges, the third, mountains of Kashmir valley, and Pir Panjal range and the fourth is Tibetan tract of Ladakh and Kargil.

History

The land of snow clad mountains that shares a common boundary with Afghanistan, China and Pakistan, Jammu and Kashmir is the northernmost state of the Indian Union. Known for its extravagant natural beauty this land formed a major caravan route in the ancient times. Trade relations through these routes between China and Central Asia made it a land in-habited by various religious and cultural groups. Kashyapa is said to have laid the foundation of Kashmir, which was referred to as 'Kashyapamar'. Owing to the several climatic conditions during winter people here lead a nomadic life with their cattles. It was also during the reign of Kashyapa that the various wandering groups led a settled life Buddhism influenced Kashmir during the rule of Ashoka and the present town of Srinagar was founded by him. This place was earlier called 'Srinagari' or Purandhisthan. The Brahmins who inhabited these areas admired and adorned Buddhism too. From the regions of Kashmir Buddhism spread of Ladakh, Tiber, Central Asia and China. Various traditions co-existed till the advent of the Muslims. The Mughal had a deep influence on this land and introduced various reforms in the revenue industry and other areas that added to the progress of Kashmir. In 1820 Maharaj Gulab Singh got the Jagir of Jammu from Maharaj Ranjit Sigh. He is said to have laid the foundation of the Dogra dynasty. In 1846 Kashmir was sold to Maharaj Gulab Singh. Thus the two areas of Kashmir and Jammu were integrated into a single political unit. A few chieftains who formed part of the administration were of the Hunza, Kishtwar, Gilgit Ladakh. During the Dogra dynasty trade improved, along with the preservation and promotion of forestry. Art and crafts also developed through encouragement. After, independence of India in 1947 this region formed a part of the Indian territory and is an integral region that contributed its part to preserve the unity and integrity of India.

The state of Jammu & Kashmir has an area of 2,22,236 sq. km. and a population of 10.14 million. There are 22 districts, 107 blocks and 6652 villages. The State has population density of 45 per sq. km. (as against the national average of 312). The decadal growth rate of the state is 31.42% (against 21.54% for the country) and the population of the state continues to grow at a much faster rate than the national rate.

Health Indicators of Jammu & Kashmir

The Total Fertility Rate of the State is 2. The Infant Mortality Rate is 43. The Sex Ratio in the State is 883 (as compared to 940 for the country). Comparative figures of major health and demographic indicators are as follows :

Demographic, Socio-economic and Health profile of Jammu & Kashmir State as compared to India figures

IndicatorJammu & Kashmir India
Total Population (In Crore) (Census 2011) 10.14 1028.61
Decadal Growth (%) (Census 2011) 31.42 21.54
Crude Birth Rate ( SRS 2013) 17.5 21.4
Crude Death Rate ( SRS 2013) 5.3 7
Natural Growth Rate ( SRS 2013) 12.1 14.4
Infant Mortality Rate ( SRS 2013) 37 40
Maternal Mortality Rate (SRS 2010-12) NA 178
Total Fertility Rate (SRS 2012) 1.9  2.4
Sex Ratio (Census 2011)    
Child Sex Ratio (Census 2011)    
Schedule Caste population (in crore) (Census 2001)    
Schedule Tribe population (in crore) (Census 2001)    
Total Literacy Rate (%) (Census 2011)    
Male Literacy Rate (%) (Census 2011)    
Female Literacy Rate (%) (Census 2011)    

Health Infrastructure of Jammu & Kashmir

ParticularsRequiredIn positionshortfall
Sub-centre 3044 1907 1137
Primary Health Centre 456 396 60
Community Health Centre 114 84 30
Health worker (Female)/ANM at Sub Centres & PHCs 2303 3941 *
Health Worker (Male) at Sub Centres 1907 541 1366
Health Assistant (Female)/LHV at PHCs 396 88 308
Health Assistant (Male) at PHCs 396 90 306
Doctor at PHCs 396 845 *
Obstetricians & Gynecologists at CHCs 84 58 26
Pediatricians at CHCs 84 30 54
Total specialists at CHCs 336 173 163
Radiographers at CHCs 84 81 3
Pharmacist at PHCs & CHCs 480 705 *
Laboratory Technicians at PHCs & CHCs 480 680 *
Nursing Staff at PHCs & CHCs 984 867 117

(Source: RHS Bulletin, March 2012, M/O Health & F.W., GOI)

Organogram

Organogram of Jammu & Kashmir of NRHM

Organogram of Jammu & Kashmir of NRHM

Organogram of Jammu & Kashmir of NRHM

Organogram of Jammu & Kashmir of NRHM

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List and Addresses of State Officials

Principal Secy
Dr. M. K. Bhandari  
Secretary (Health & Medical Education)
Health & Medical Education Department,
Govt. of Jammu & Kashmir, Room No.-205
Civil Secretariat Block. Srinagar-180001
Tele Off : 0191- 2570246 (Jammu)
Fax No : 0191-2546334 (Jammu)
Mob : 09419155001
Tele Off : 0194- 2506059(Srinagar)
Fax No : 0194-2506276(Srinagar)
E-mail : secyhealthjk@gmail.com
Mission Director
Dr. Mohan Singh
Mission Director NRHM, J & K
Regional Institute of Health & Family Welfare
Near Sainik School Nagrota,
Jammu -181221
Tele Off : 0191-2674244,2673775 (Jammu)
Fax No : 0191-2674114,2673321(Jammu)
Mob : 09419180738
E-mail : mdnhmjk@gmail.com
Tele Off : 0194- 2431167(kashmir)
Fax No :  0194-2430359 (kashmir)
Regional Director
Dr. Shazia Wafai
Regional Director I/c
Regional Office of Health & FW
HQ, Geomin Building, Neelam Chowk,
Srinagar, J&K 190 009
Tel./Fax (Off.) : +91-194-2470609
Mob : +91-9419409331
E-mail : rdhfwsgr@indiatimes.com
rohfwsgr@gmail.com
Director Health Services, jammu

Director Health Services
Near MLA Hostel,
Jammu-180001
Tele off : 0191-2546338
Fax No : 2549632
Mob : 09419113332
E-mail : dhsjammu@rediffmail.com
Joint Director
Mrs. Satvir Kour
joint Director (P&S)
Regional Institute of Health & Family Welfare
Near Sainik School,
Nargota, J&K Jammu 181221
Tel off : +91-191-2673775
Fax No.: +91-194-2674114
Mob : +91-94191-83118
E-mail : jdpnrhm@gmail.com
Divisional Nodal Officer Jammu
Dr. Harjeet Rai
Divisional Nodal Officer Jammu
Regional Institute of Health & Family Welfare
Near Sainik School,
Nargota, J&K Jammu 181221
Tel off : +91-191-2673775
Fax No.: +91-194-2674114
Mob : +91-9419134458
E-mail : dnonrhmjammu@gmail.com
Regional Director
Dr. Mushtaq Ahmed
Divisional Nodal Officer Kashmir
1st Floor Zum Zum Building,
Rambagh, Srinagar
Tel./Fax (Off.) : +91-194-2430359
Mob : +91-9419441180
E-mail : dnokashmir@gmail.com
Financial Advisor and Chief Accounts Officer
Shri Rajesh Talwar
FA & CAO
Regional Institute of Health & Family Welfare
Near Sainik School,
Nargota, J&K Jammu 181221
Tel off : +91-191-2673775
Fax No.: +91-194-2674114
Mob : +91-9419141294
E-mail : fmgjammukashmir@gmail.com
State Programme Manager
Shri Misba-ul Hassan
State Programme Manager
Regional Institute of Health & Family Welfare
Near Sainik School,
Nargota, J&K Jammu 181221
Tel off : +91-191-2673775
Fax No.: +91-194-2674114
Mob : +91-9906573180
E-mail : spmnrhmjk@gmail.com
State Finance Manager
Shri Sukhdev Singh
State Finance Manager
Regional Institute of Health & Family Welfare
Near Sainik School,
Nargota, J&K Jammu 181221
Tel off : +91-191-2673775
Fax No.: +91-194-2674114
Mob : +91-9419351148
E-mail : fmgjammukashmir@gmail.com
State Immunisation Officer
Dr. Dolma
State Immunization Officer,
Old Secretariat, Srinagar
Tel. fax : +91-194-2482390
Email : dolma_yc@yahoo.com
State RCH Officers
Dr. Harjeet Rai
Divisional Nodal Officer Jammu
Regional Institute of Health & Family Welfare
Near Sainik School,
Nargota, J&K Jammu 181221
Tel off : +91-191-2673775
Fax No.: +91-194-2674114
Mob : +91-9419134458
E-mail : dnonrhmjammu@gmail.com
Dr. Kewal Krishan Pandita
Proggrame Manager
1st Floor, Zum Zum Building
Rambagh Srinagar
Tel./Fax (Off.) : +91-194-2430359
Mob : +91-9419781592
E-mail : panditakawal@gmail.com

Disease Control Programs

Control ProgrammeOfficersContact Details
NPCB
(National Programme for Control of Blindness)
Dr. Deepak Kapoor
Director Health Services
Mob : +91-9419197388
Email : kapoordeepakeye@yahoo.co.in
RNTCP
(Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme)
Dr. Ved Sharma
State TB Officer cum Director of Health Services,
Near MLA Hospital, Jammu
Mob : +91-9419171540
Email : stojkj@rntcp.org
NIDDCP
(National Iodine Deficiency Disorders Cantrol Programme)
Dr. Stish Gupta
Controller,
Drugs and food Control Organization,
Jammu
Email : controllerdrugsfoodjk@yahoo.com
NVBDCP
(National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme)
Dr. Ashok Chanyal
State Malariologist,
Directorate of health Services near MLA Hospital,
Jammu
Mob : 9419112747
Email : controllerdrugsfoodjk@yahoo.com

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