National Health Mission (NHM) is Government of India’s (GoI’s) largest public health programme. It consists of two sub-missions:
■ National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), and
■ National Urban Health Mission (NUHM).
Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, this brief uses government data to analyse:
■ The special COVID-19 health package under the NHM;
■ NHM approved budgets and expenditure;
■ Availability of staff and beds;
■ Decline in service delivery during the pandemic; and
■ Health Outcomes.