Add.: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Nirman Bhawan
Phone: 91-11-23018432, 91-11-23018887
Contact Person: Y N Chaturvedi
Purpose : Child welfare, Disability, Food and Nutrition, Health, Population, Sanitation, Women’s issues
Aims/Objectives/Mission : At the executive level the Department of Family Welfare is headed by a Secretary to the Government of India. The Secretary, Family Welfare is assisted by Joint Secretaries and Programme Officers who look after various programmes being implemented by the Department. Administration and Finance are jointly looked after for the Departments of Health, Family Welfare and ISM&H in the Ministry. The Department directly operates one subordinate office and three autonomous bodies/PSUs. Various regional offices under the control of Director General of Health Services also form part of the overall organisation.