Government today said that eight thousand Health and Wellness Centres have become operational in 35 states and Union Territories.
Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey, said this while chairing the 6th meeting of the Mission Steering Group of National Health Mission in New Delhi today.
The government has set a target to set up nearly 1.5 lakh health and wellness centres by 2022.
Mr Choubey said, government is rapidly moving forward in providing comprehensive primary health care through Health and Wellness Centres.
He said that National Health Mission is vital to supporting the states in improving their health systems. (AIR NEWS)