Directorate General of Health Services

The Directorate General of Health Services, a repository of technical knowledge, is an attached office of this Ministry. The Organizational Chart of the Directorate General of Health Services is at Annexure-IV. The DGHS also renders technical advice on all medical and public health matters and in the implementation of various health schemes. In order to implement the policies and programmes of the Ministry in an effective manner, there are three subordinate offices located at various places in the country which function directly under the Ministry. The Ministry is also administratively concerned with 29 autonomous/statutory bodies. There are also three Public Sector Undertakings under the administrative control of the Ministry.