Improved health status and quality of life of rural population with unequivocal and explicit emphasis on sustainable development measure.

Basic objectives for implementation of NRHM are

  • To reduce infant mortality rate and maternal mortality rate
  • To ensure population stabilization
  • To prevent and control of communicable and non-communicable diseases
  • To upgrade AYUSH(Aurvedic Yoga Unani Siddh and Homopath) for promotion of healthy life style

Key Performance Indicators (to be achieved by 2012)

  • To reduce Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) to 258/ lac live births
  • To reduce Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) to 36/1000 births
  • To reduce Total Fertility Rate (TFR) to 2.8
  • Malaria mortality reduction rate by 60%
  • Kala-azar mortality reduction rate by 100%
  • Filaria/Microfilaria reduction by 80%
  • Leprosy Prevalence Rate-Less than 1 per 10000
  • Tuberculosis DOTS series- 85% cure rate & 70% detection of new sputum smear positive cases
  • Upgrading all Community Health Centres (CHCs) to Indian Public Health Standard(IPHS)
  • Increase bed occupancy of First Referral Units (FRUs) greater than 75%
  • Engaging 1.23 lac ASHAs.
  • Dengue mortality reduction by 50%
  • Cataract operation - 42 lacs
  • Under National Blindness Control Programme (NBCP), objective is to reduce the prevalence rate from 1% to 0.5 by year 2012.
  • To bring down Total Goitre Rate (TGR) to less than 10%.
  • To ensure that more than 90% households consume iodized salt.
  • To ensure availability of AYUSH by ensuring that at each block primary health centre (PHC), at least 2 Medical Officers(MOs), one of them AYUSH practitioner, are available all the time.
  • Safe drinking water and sanitation facilities to greater than 60% of villages.
  • Reduction of malnourished children by half of present level.