Policy Briefs & Reports

Budget Brief 2017-18: National Health Mission (NHM)

Prerananandita Baisnab, Yamini Aiyar, Avani Kapur

Centre for Policy Research

January 25, 2017

The National Health Mission is the Government of India’s largest public health programme. It consists of two sub-missions: (1) National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) (2) National Urban Health Mission (NUHM).

Using government data, this brief reports on:

Trends in allocations, releases and expenditures for NHM
Trends in infrastructure and human resources in the rural health care system
Trends in maternal and child health