Primary Health Centres (PHC)

Primary Health Centre (PHC) is the cornerstone of rural health services - a first port of call to a qualified doctor of the public sector in rural areas for the sick and those who directly report or referred from Sub-centres for curative, preventive and promotive health care. As per the norms, a typical Primary Health Centre should cover a population of 20,000 in Meghalaya with 4-6 indoor or observation beds. It acts as a referral unit for sub-centres under it and refers out cases to Community Health Centre (30 bedded hospital) and higher order public hospitals located at sub-district and district levels.

Serial Number Name of Districts Sanction Function Non Function Under Cionstruction Upgraded to CHC Centres handed over to NGO's
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Primary Health Centres
1 East Khasi Hills, District 29 24 - 4 2 2
2 West Khasi Hills, Districts 24 17 4 - 4 2
3 Ri-Bhoi District Nongpoh 11 8 - - 3  
4 Jaintia Hills, District 23 16 - 2 5 1
5 East Garo Hills, districts 20 17 - 2 1 2
6 West Garo Hills, District 24 18 - 1 5 2
7 South Garo Hills, Districts 8 7 - - 1 1
Total:- 139 108 4 9 22 10

East Khasi Hills District Pdf icon (48 kb)

West Khasi Hills District Pdf icon (40 kb)

Ri Bhoi District Pdf icon (22 kb)

Jaintia Hills District Pdf icon (39 kb)

East Garo Hills District Pdf icon (44 kb)

West Garo Hills District Pdf icon (42 kb)

South Garo Hills District Pdf icon (18 kb)