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Contact Information Sheet

Contact Information Sheet
  • id
  • date
    2010-11-11
  • Geographical Area
    Asia
  • Jurisdiction
    India
  • Organisation
    Indian Nursing Council
  • Address

    Postal Address
    Combined Councils Building
    Kotla Road, Temple lane
    New Delhi - 110002
    INDIA

    Location Address
    Combined Councils Building
    Kotla Road, Temple lane
    New Delhi - 110002
    INDIA

  • Phone
    +91 011 - 23220075
  • Fax
    n/a
  • Email
  • Website
  • Contact Point
    Mr. T. Dileep Kumar-
    President

    Mr. V.P. Sharma - Assistant Secretary (Administration.)
  • Regulatory Body
    The Indian Nursing Council is an autonomous body under the Government of India, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.  It was constituted by the Central Government under section 3(1) of the Indian Nursing Council Act, 1947 of Parliament.  The aims of the Council are:
    • To establish and monitor a uniform standard of nursing education for nurses midwife, Auxiliary Nurse-Midwives and health visitors by doing inspection of the institutions.
    • To recognize the qualifications under section 10(2) (4) of the Indian Nursing Council Act, 1947 for the purpose of registration and employment in India and abroad.
    • To give approval for registration of Indian and foreign nurses possessing foreign qualification under section 11(2) (a) of the Indian Nursing Council Act, 1947.
    • To prescribe the syllabus and regulations for nursing programs.
    • Power to withdraw the recognition of qualification under section 14 of the Act in case the institution fails to maintain its standards under Section 14 (1)(b) that an institution recognized by a State Council for the training of nurses, midwives, auxiliary nurse midwives or health visitors does not satisfy the requirements of the Council.
    • To advise the State Nursing Councils, Examining Boards, State Governments and Central Government in various important items regarding Nursing Education in the Country. http://www.indiannursingcouncil.org/ (accessed on 22.04.2009)
  • Health System
    The health care services’ organization in India extends from the national level to village level as follows:
    National level The organization at the national level consists of the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
    State level - At State level is under the State Department of Health and Family Welfare headed by Minister and with a Secretariat under the charge of Secretary/Commissioner (Health and Family Welfare) belonging to the cadre of Indian Administrative Service (IAS).
    Regional level–Each regional/zonal set-up covers three to five districts and acts under authority delegated by the State Directorate of Health Services.
    District level- In the recent past, states have reorganized their health services structures in order to bring all healthcare programmes in a district under unified control.
    Sub-divisional/Taluka level– At the Taluka level, healthcare services are rendered through the office of Assistant District Health and Family Welfare Officer (ADHO).  Some specialties are made available at the taluka hospital.
    Community level–Community Health Centres (CHC) have been established for every 80,000 to 120,000 population providing basic specialty services in general medicine, pediatrics, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology.
    PHC level– At present there is a Primary Health Centre covering about 30,000 (20,000 in hilly, desert and difficult terrains) or more population. Many rural dispensaries have been upgraded to create these PHCs.
    Sub-centre level The most peripheral health institutional facility is the sub-centre manned by one male and one female multi-purpose health worker.

    http://www.searo.who.int/LinkFiles/India_CHP_india.pdf (accessed on 22.04.2009)

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