National Health Mission

National Health Mission

By Snehal Shah, Avani Kapur, and Abhishek Andasu
3 February 2020

The 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). Using government data, this brief reports on:
  • GoI allocations and releases;
  • Incentives and penalties to states under conditionality framework;
  • NHM approvals and expenditures as per programmatic components; and
  • Outputs and outcomes.