Policy Briefs & Reports

National Health Mission

Avani Kapur, Ritwik Shukla, Sharad Pandey

Centre for Policy Research

February 2, 2023

National Health Mission (NHM) is Government of India’s (GoI’s) largest public health programme, which aims to achieve universal access to quality healthcare. It consists of two sub-missions:
■ National Rural Health Mission (NRHM); and
■ National Urban Health Mission (NUHM).

This brief uses government data to analyse:
■ NHM finances, including proposed and approved budgets, releases, and expenditures;
■ Staff and bed availability; and
■ Outcomes