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AYUSH & SMPB PROGRAMME

AYUSH in Mizoram is a sunrise sector, since its inception in 2001 in Mizoram and following the guidelines of Department of AYUSH, Government of India, it’s developed by leap and bounds, however due to lack of man-power, and lack of awareness implementation of the programme is yet to gets momentum.

1. Objectives of the programme::

To promote Indian Systems of Medicines and Homeopathy, namely, Aryurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Sidhha and Homeopathy to the people as an alternative health care, as well as mainstreaming these systems of medicine in the health care system of the nation.

Setting up of AYUSH Wing in District Allopathic Hospitals (Outdoor facilities of one or two systems of (AYUSH) and Drug Testing Laboratory (AYUSH) for testing of medicinal plants for which Mizoram is having rich resources.

Achievements under AYUSH & SMPB 2016-2017

  • For the first of its kind in North East India, 50 bedded Integrated AYUSH Hospital at Thenzawl has been inaugurated on 27th October 2016 by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Mizoram and 59 nos. of manpower were newly recruited to different posts for the Integrated AYUSH Hospital.
  • AYUSH has now 20 OPDs functioning at different levels of the health tier system (DHs, CHCs & PHCs).Construction of AYUSH OPD buildings at Haulawng, Hnahthial, Thingsulthliah and Tlabung has been completed and are at the verge of being inaugurated.
  • The State has now a well functioning State Drugs Testing Laboratory for Quality Control of ASU&H Drugs at Zemabawk under the AYUSH department for which 12 nos. of manpower were also newly recruited.
  • Free Clinic/Health camp has been conducted at 8 villages during the year 2015-2016 at which medicines were distributed free of cost to the patients.
  • State level Seminar and Awareness Campaign on Yoga and Naturopathy were conducted several times.
  • It is encouraging to note thatAYUSH OPDs at different Government hospitals and health centres have attended to more than 60,000 patients within this year (2015-2016).
  • The State has now 62 AYUSH Doctors working under State Government (Regular – 11 nos.), National Health Mission (Contractual – 21 nos.), School Health / RBSK (Contractual – 23 nos.), National AYUSH Mission (Contractual – 7 nos.)

Achievements under State Medicinal Plants Board :

  • The State Medicinal Plants Board (SMPB) under the National AYUSH Mission launch the 365 days campaign on medicinal plants and also sent 18 potential farmers at the launch of the National 365 days campaign on medicinal plants at Jaipur on20th – 21st August 2016.
  • Survey and preservation of Medicinal Plants throughout Mizoram is also being conducted by State Medicinal Plants Board in collaboration with Central YMA.

UNDERTAKINGS UNDER NATIONAL AYUSH MISSION DURING 2015- 2016

I. FREE CLINIC

A free clinic was organised in the following five(5) villages during the year 2015-2016.

1)Sairang2)Sihphir3)Edenthar4)Biate 5)Reiek

II. AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

A One Day Campaign On AYUSH was jointly organised with MHIP General Headquartersat Chanmari Hall, Aizawl and Lal Thanhawla Auditorium, Aizawl

A One Day Campaign on AYUSH for Public Health was organisedat Aijal Club, Aizawl.

III. ACTIVITIES PERFORMED

- Awareness campaign on Yoga and Naturopathy for Peace and Harmony.

- Organised 2nd International Day of Yoga at A.R. Ground.

- OPD construction is going on at Thingsulthliah,Hnahthial and Tlabung.

- 50 bedded Integrated AYUSH Hospital at Thenzawl is completed and will be functioning shortly.

-Training And Review Meeting for all AYUSH Doctors is conducted every year.

IV. MANPOWER RECRUITMENT

Manpower recruited under National AYUSH Mission 2015-2016.

  • Integrated AYUSH Hospital, Thenzawl

Sl.No

Name Of Post

No.of Post

  • 1

Resident Medical Officer

1

2

Medical Officer

4

3

Staff Nurse

12

4

Health Worker

4

5

Lab technician

2

6

Pharmacist

1

7

Account Officer

1

8

Peon

2

9

Cook

2

10

Dresser

2

11

Ward Boy

4

12

Sweeper

4

13

Masseur

4

14

IV Grade

3


TOTAL

46

Programme Management Unit, National AYUSH Mission

Sl. No

Name of Post

No. of Post

  • 1

Consultant

2

2

Finance Manager

1

3

Programme Manager

1


TOTAL

4

  • State Medicinal Plant Board

Sl.No

Name of Post

No.of Post

  • 1

Consultant

1

2.

Office Assistant

2

3.

Field Assistant

1


TOTAL

4

  • Drug Testing Laboratory, Zemabawk -

Sl.No

Name of Post

No. of Post

1.

Scientific Officer

4

2.

Lab Analyst

2

3.

Lab Attendant

1

4.

Safaiwalla

1


TOTAL

8


V. ASSETS

- 10 Bedded AYUSH hospital in 6 Districts

1) Lunglei 2) Kolasib 3)Mamit 4) Serchhip

5) Saiha 6) Lawngtlai

- 50 Bedded Integrated AYUSH hospital in Thenzawl - 1

OUT PATIENT DEPARTMENT

- 3 PHC ( Tawipui 'S', N.Vanlaiphai,Haulawng)

- 7 CHC (Thenzawl, Khawzawl, Chawngte, Sakawrdai, Hnahthial, Thingsulthliah,Vairengte)

VI. PATIENT LOAD

AYUSH OPD ATTENDANCE IN THE YEAR 2015-2016


Name of district/

AYUSH OPD LOAD

S/n

Facility

2015-2016



No. of Patient



1

Civil Hospital Azl.

12762

2

LUNGLEI DH

8079

3

SAIHA DH

5955

4

LAWNGTLAI DH

4900

5

KOLASIB

6981

6

CHAMPHAI

4110

7

SERCHHIP

3900

8

MAMIT

1850

9

SAITUAL, CHC

1,800

10

CHAWNGTE, CHC

1429

11

THENZAWL, CHC

1792

12

KHAWZAWL, CHC

1357

13

SAKAWRDAI, CHC

1663

14

HNAHTHIAL, CHC

1219

15

TAWIPUI ‘S’ PHC

1219

16

VAIRENGTE, CHC

853

17

THINGSULTHLIAH,CHC

1036

18

HAULAWNG, PHC

735

19

N.VANLAIPHAI, PHC

1122

20

TLABUNG, SDH

2580

21

LENGPUI, CHC

950

22

BIATE, CHC

853

TOTAL

67,145