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Nagaland

State Profile

Geography

Nagaland is a vibrant hill state Located in the extreme North Eastern End of India, bounded by Myanmar in the East; Assam in the West; Arunachal Pradesh and a part of Assam in the North with Manipur in the south. It offers rich incomparable traditional and cultural heritage. The population of Nagaland is entirely Tribe. The Distinctive character and identify of each tribe in terms of Tradition, custom, language and dresses is clearly discernible to the visitors. Its Longitude lies at 93.200E to 95.150E and Latitude: 25.60 N to 26.40N.

Administration

In January 1961 the Government of India conferred the status of a state on Nagaland but the state of Nagaland was officially inaugurated on December 1, 1963. It has 60 seats of legislative assembly. One member each represents the state in the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.

Demography

The population of Nagaland is 1.99 million according to 2001 census and is scattered over 11 districts and 1317 villages. The State has the density of 120 persons per sq. km. As against decadal growth rate of 21.54% at the national level, the population of the State has highest grown in NE states by 64.53% over the period 1991-2001. The sex ratio of Nagaland at 900 females to 1000 males is lower than the national average of 933. Female literacy of the State rose to 61.92% from 54.75% in 1991. There are many distinct tribes and a number of sub-tribes inhabiting the area such as Angamis, Zeliangs, Rengmas, Kukis, Semas, Aos, Lothas, Chang, Sangtam, Koyaks.

State Capital

The Capital of Nagalnd, Kohima is beautifully located in the north-eastern hilly area.

The state of Nagaland has an area of 16579 sq. km. and a population of 1.99 million. There are 11 districts, 52 blocks and 1317 villages. The State has population density of 120 per sq. km. (as against the national average of 312). The decadal growth rate of the state is 64.53% (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 Nagaland

The Infant Mortality Rate is 23. The Sex Ratio in the State is 931 (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 Nagaland State as compared to India figures

IndicatorNagalandIndia
Total population (in crore) (Census 2011) 0.20 121.01
Decadal Growth (%) (Census 2011) -0.47 17.64
Crude Birth Rate ( SRS 2013) 15.4 21.4
Crude Death Rate ( SRS 2013) 3.1 7
Natural Growth Rate ( SRS 2013) 12.3 14.4
Infant Mortality Rate ( SRS 2013) 18 40
Maternal Mortality Rate (SRS 2010-12) NA 178
Total Fertility Rate (SRS 2012) NA 2.4
Sex Ratio (Census 2011) 931 940
Child Sex Ratio (Census 2011) 944 914
Schedule Caste population (in crore) (Census 2001) Not Notified 16.67
Schedule Tribe population (in crore) (Census 2001) 0.17 8.43
Total Literacy Rate (%) (Census 2011) 80.11 74.04
Male Literacy Rate (%) (Census 2011) 83.29 82.14
Female Literacy Rate (%) (Census 2011) 76.69 65.46

Health Infrastructure of Nagaland

ParticularsRequiredIn positionshortfall
Sub-centre 468 396 72
Primary Health Centre 70 126 *
Community Health Centre 17 21 *
Health worker (Female)/ANM at Sub Centres & PHCs 522 867 *
Health Worker (Male) at Sub Centres 396 234 162
Health Assistant (Female)/LHV at PHCs 126 37 89
Health Assistant (Male) at PHCs 126 0 1226
Doctor at PHCs 126 99 27
Obstetricians & Gynecologists at CHCs 21 2 19
Pediatricians at CHCs 21 4 17
Total specialists at CHCs 84 9 75
Radiographers at CHCs 21 0 21
Pharmacist at PHCs & CHCs 147 60 87
Laboratory Technicians at PHCs & CHCs 147 70 77
Nursing Staff at PHCs & CHCs 273 382 *

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

Organogram

 

List & Addresses of State Officials

Commissioner & Secretary
Shri M. Patton
Commissioner & Secretary
Department of Health & Family Welfare,
Government of Nagaland,
Nagaland Secretariat Kohima- 797001,
Nagaland
Tele Fax : 0370-2270062
Mob :
Email ID : sentiyanger12@gmail.com
Mission Director
Dr. Sukhato A. Sema 
Mission Director (NRHM)
Department of Health & Family Welfare,
Govt. of Nagaland,Secretariat  Kohima.
Nagaland Kohima -797004
Tele off : 0370-
Mob :9436002524/ 9862000222
Email ID : nrhmnagaland@gmail.com
Regional Director
Dr. A. C. Baishya
Director
Regional Resource Center(RRC-NE) Six Mile,
Khanapara,Guwahati-22
Tel Off.: +91-361-2260269
Fax : +91-361-2230940
Email : acbaishya@gmail.com
Director in Chief /Director Health Services
Dr. G. Kemp 
Principal Director (Health & FW)
Directorate of Health Services
Govt. of Nagaland, Kohima, Nagaland-797001
Tele off : 0370-2270457 
Fax No : 09436200899 
Mob : 09436010629 
State Programme Manager
Dr. Kevichusa Medikhru
Jt. Dir. (DHFW) & State Programme,
Dirctorate of Health & Family Welfare Ruziezou,
Nagaland Kohima- 797001
Tel Fax : +91-370-22710565
Mob : +91-9436000463
Email : drkevi.med@gmail.com
nrhmnagaland @gmail.com
Director Finance /Finance Control
Amenla Jamir
AAccount Officer & State Finance Controller (NRHM) Dirctorate of Health & Family Welfare Ruziezou,
Nagaland Kohima- 797001
Mob : +91-9436830055
Email :
fin.nrhmnagaland@gmail.com
State Immunisation Officer
Dr. M. Kire
Jt. Dir. (DHFW) & SIO,
Dirctorate of Health & Family Welfare Ruziezou,
Nagaland Kohima- 797001
Mob : +91-09436004145
Email : nagalanduip1@gmail.com
State Immunisation Officer
Dr. Khanlo Mag
Addl. Director (FW) SPO (RCH)
Dirctorate of Health & Family Welfare Ruziezou,
Nagaland Kohima- 797001
Email : drmagh12@gmail.com
rchnagaland@mail.com
nrhmnagaland@gmail.com

Disease Control Programs

Control ProgrammeOfficersContact Details
NPCB
(National Programme for Control of Blindness)
Dr. Tako Lemtor
Joint Director
Dirctorate of Health & Family Welfare
Ruziezou, Nagaland Kohima- 797001
Mob : +91-9436005328
Email : takolemtornpcb@yahoo.com
NLEP
(National Leprosy Eradication Programme)
Dr. K. Vikado Kinimi
Deputy Director
State Leprosy Officer
Dirctorate of Health & Family Welfare
Ruziezou, Nagaland Kohima- 797001
Mob : +91-9436267029
Email : drkinimi@yahoo.com
RNTCP
(Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme)
Dr. K.T. Lotha
STO,
Dirctorate of Health & Family Welfare
Ruziezou, Nagaland Kohima- 797001
Mob : +91-9436016261
Email : stong@rntcp.org
IDSP
(Integrated Disease Survlliance Programme)
Dr. k. Sophie
Deputy Director State Nodal Officer
Dirctorate of Health & Family Welfare
Ruziezou, Nagaland Kohima- 797001
Mob : +91-9436001652
Email : nmaren@yahoo.com
NVBDCP
(National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme)
Dr. neikeitou Angami
Jt. Director & State Programme Officer
Dirctorate of Health & Family Welfare
Ruziezou, Nagaland Kohima- 797001
Mob.: +91-9856071539
Email : nagaspo_nvbdcp@rediffmail.com

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