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DISTRICT MEDICAL & HEALTH OFFICER JAINTIA HILLS JOWAI

The Jaintia Hills District is located between 25-26 degree latitude North and 92-114 degree Longitude east. It is bounded by Assam in the North and East on the South by Bangladesh and on the West by East Khasi Hills.

The People living in Jaintia Hills District are mainly the Pnar. Their main occupation is Agriculture, Jaintia Hills has plenty of coal reserve and transaction of the item to the neighboring state of Meghalaya and Bangladesh made a good progress.

i. Area of the District 3819Sqkm.
ii. No of Sub Division in the District 3(i.e Amlarem, Khliehriat, Thadlaskein)
iii. No of Block in the District 5 (i.e Amlarem, Khliehriat Laskein, Thadlaskein and Saipung Block
iv. No of Village in the District 480
v. No of Locality in town 22
vi No of towns 1 (Jowai).
vii. No of Population in the District as per Health Survey 2007-08 Rural 3,52,454,
Urban 25,233.
viii. No of Hospitals in the District 2 (Jowai Civil Hospital Govt. Hospital & KJP Assembly Private Hospital.
ix. No of CHCs 5 Nos.
x. No of PHCs 17 Nos.
xi No of Dispensaries 1 No.
xii No of Sub Cenres 77Nos
xiii No of Beds in the CHCs 150 Nos
xiv No of Beds in the PHCs 170 Nos
xv. no of vehicles 19 Nos.

Functions & Objectives:-

I. DM&HO

  1. Administration.
  2. Implementation and Monitoring
  3. Supervision.

II . Superintendent

  1. Administration
  2. Preventive and Curative

III. Sub Centre level

  1. Preventive.

Plan Allocation- Rs.46178,878/-
Non-Plan Allocation-     Rs.4,49,53,910/-

(For maintenance of staff including Medicines Surgical equipments etc.)

Major Plan Schemes

Construction and Achievement in Percentage
Civil Hospital Ialong 18%.
100 (Hundred) Bedded Hospital-
Khliehriat   
25%.
CHC at Namdong     77%.
CHC at Nangbah 95%.
PHC at Lumshnong  96%

N.B:- Allocation of Budget Placed direct with Executive Engineer (HEW) Shillong, on going Plan Schemes- Namdong, Khliehriat, Nongbah, Lumshnong, Ialong

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