Home Health
After the formation of the state, the number of district hospitals has gone up from 7 to 17. Two district hospitals have achieved ISO 9001-2000 accreditation.
Primary Health Centres controlled at the level of development blocks have increased their bed capacity from 6 to 30. 144 organizations have been promoted to the status of community health centres. The number of Primary Health Centres has gone up from 512 to 715, while sub-primary health centres have increased from 3818 to 4776, which is equal to the national average.

24x7 Primary Health Centres -In order to provide round-the-clock critical obstetrics facility, 354 selected Primary Health Centres are being strengthened and refurbished. For provision of 24x7 obstetrics services in these centres, 213 staff nurses on contractual basis and 846 staff nurses on a permanent basis have been recruited. To ensure the availability of a doctor in all Primary Health Centres, a Rural Medical Assistant has been appointed.
Nutritional Rehabilitation Centres -Arrangements have been made to ensure proper care and treatment of all malnourished children, arrangements have been made to set up Nutritional Rehabilitation Centres in 15 district hospitals and 5 Community Health Centres.

Fix Day Services -For providing information of the reproductive system to women, and to ensure timely detection and treatment of infectious obstetrics diseases and sexually transmitted diseases, female doctors and laboratory technicians have been appointed in 715 Primary Health Centres in the state as part of the ‘Mother-Son Health Day’ programme.
In order to strengthen the healthcare infrastructure, 15 district hospitals out of a total of 17, along with the Raipur district hospital have received sanctions for the construction of hospital buildings. Out of 144 Community Health Centres, 354 organizations have their own buildings, while another 304 buildings have been approved and are under construction. Out of 4774 Sub-primary Health Centres, 2019 organizations are located in government buildings, while 1564 centre buildings are under construction. For the budget year 2010-11, the construction of five Community Health Centres, 57 Primary Health Centres, and 100 Sub-Primary Health Centre buildings, has been proposed.
Human Resources Development
For the enhancement of health services, the number of positions of specialist doctors has been increased from 247 to 833. The number of medical officers has been increased from 1455 to 2365, and under the National Rural Health Mission guidelines, 833 rural medical assistants and 213 staff nurses for treatment have been recruited. For management at different level, 37 officers/staff at the state level, 84 at the district level, and 550 at Primary Health Centre level have been appointed on a contractual basis.
Innovative People Welfare Plans
To cure children under the age of 15 from the potentially life-threatening juvenile cardiac disease, the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh has initiated this plan. This is a one-of-its-kind plan in India, and has only been implemented in Chhattisgarh. As per this plan, 1261 children have been successfully operated on.
Chief Minister Child Hearing Plan
Under this scheme, in order to provide deaf and dumb children with Cochlear Implants, the state government provides financial assistance of Rs. 6 Lakh to children from families below the poverty line, and Rs. 4 Lakh to children from general families. Under this plan, in the last three months, 20 children have successfully received Cochlear Implants.
Sanjeevani Help Fund
The Chhattisgarh Government has earmarked 13 diseases, including common, but dangerous conditions like heart disease, for providing treatment to families below the poverty line. Under this plan, the Chhattisgarh Government provides financial aid for treatment of such diseases.
Chhattisgarh Rural Medical Core Plan
Under the said plan, for people working in earmarked interior and micro-interior areas of the state, fixed monetary incentives for motivation have been decided. For the appointment of specialist doctors, medical officers, and staff nurses in these organizations, active and retired personnel from the Health and Family Welfare Department, people employed in the lowest cadres of private sector organizations are inducted, to improve the healthcare services.
National Health Insurance Plan
The National Health Insurance Plan is being rolled out to ensure that the approximately 23 Lakh BPL families in Chhattisgarh are provided with a Health Insurance card. This plan is being implemented by the participation of both, the State and the Central Government. Currently in Chhattisgarh, 10,70,000 smart cards have been made, and 316 private and government hospitals have been registered for treatment. Around 20,000 beneficiaries have received treatment for which Rs. 9,14,00,000 has been paid. Even in this innovative plan, Chhattisgarh state stands first in the entire country.
Chhattisgarh Medical Core Plan
Under the National Rural Health Mission, to ensure the provision of proper medical facilities in interior villages and tribal areas, monthly motivational incentives have been decided for doctors,specialists,rural medical assistants and staff nurses.
Appointment of Rural Health Assistant
In order to provide basic healthcare services and fulfil the scarcity of doctors, the state government has started a 3 year medical education course. This course has been completed by 859 people, who have been appointed as rural medical assistants in Primary Health Centres.
Sanjeevani Express
Emergency Management Response System (108 Ambulance Services) – A contract has been signed to provide ‘Emergency Medical Management Services’ in the state. From 1st November 2010, this service commenced with 38 ambulances. The plan is to extend this service to the general public throughout the state via 170 vehicles. A call on the toll free number – 108, will result in the provision of medical treatment along with an ambulance within 30 minutes.
24x7 Primary Health Centres
It has been decided that out of the 721 Primary Health Centres, in 254 selected centres, a staff nurse would be appointed to provide emergency as well as obstetrics facilities.
146 Additional Ambulances
Apart from the ambulances available at Community Health Centres, each development block has been provided with one ambulance under the European Commission State Partnership Programme (EC SPP). This way, Community Primary Health Centres were provided with 146 ambulances in 2010, which allowed women in labour and in critical situations, to be transferred to larger medical institutes and hospitals.