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Some major programmes initiated by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India


Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY)
The Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY) aims at correcting the imbalances in the availability of affordable healthcare facilities in the different parts of the country in general, and augmenting facilities for quality medical education in the under-served States in particular. The scheme was approved in March 2006.
The first phase in the PMSSY has two components - setting up of six institutions in the line of AIIMS; and upgradation of 13 existing Government medical college institutions.

Poor Patients - Financial Support
RAN (Health Ministers Cancer Patient Fund)
Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi
Health Ministers Discretionary Grant (HMDG)

Non-Communicable Diseases, Injury & Trauma
National Mental Health Programme (NMHP)
National Programme for Prevention and Control of Deafness (NPPCD)
Universal Immunization Programme (UIP)
National Programme for Control of Blindness(NPCB)
Pulse Polio Programme