New Delhi, March 15, 2018: As per information provided by Medical Council of India, there are a total 10,41,395 allopathic doctors registered with the State Medical Councils/Medical Council of India as on 30th September, 2017. Assuming 80% availability, it is estimated that around 8.33 lakh doctors may be actually available for active service. It gives a doctor-population ratio of 1:1596 as per current population estimate of 1.33 billion. However, WHO norms prescribes that there should be 1 doctor amongst the population of 1,000. State – wise details of doctors registered with State Medical Councils / Medical Council of India and number of PHCs with doctors working therein are given below:

Number of Doctors Registered with State Medical Councils / Medical Council of India  as on 31st  December, 2017

Sr. Name of the Medical Council Number of Doctors
Andhra Pradesh Medical Council 86129
Arunachal Pradesh Medical Council 840
Assam Medical Council 22532
Bihar Medical Council 40043
Chattisgarh Medical Council 6915
Delhi Medical Council 16176
Goa Medical Council 3367
Gujarat Medical Council 53954
Haryana Dental & Medical Council 5717
Himachal Pradesh Medical Council 2849
Jammu & Kashmir 14326
Jharkhand Medical Council 5093
Karnataka Medical Council 104794
Madhya Pradesh Medical Council 34347
Maharashtra Medical Council 153513
Medical Council of India 52666
Nagaland Medical Council 801
Orissa Council of Medical Registration 21681
Punjab Medical Council 44682
Rajasthan Medical Council 40559
Sikkim Medical Council 893
Tamil Nadu Medical Council 126399
Travancore Medical Council 55251
Uttar Pradesh Medical Council 71480
Uttrakhand Medical Council 7060
West Bengal Medical Council 66974
Tripura Medical Council 0
Telangana Medical Council 2354
Total 10,41,395

*The other State / UTs do not have their own Medical Registration Council. Hence, their workers get registration with the Councils of other neighbouring States.

 

NUMBER OF PHCs WITH DOCTORS AND WITHOUT DOCTOR/LAB TECHNICIAN/PHARMACIST

 

(As on 31st March, 2017)
Number of PHCs functioning
S. No. State/UT Total
with 4+ with 3 with 2 with 1 without without without with
PHCs
functioning doctors doctors doctors doctor doctor lab tech. pharma. lady
doctor
1 Andhra Pradesh 1147 11 31 476 629 0 364 329 518
2 Arunachal Pradesh 143 3 6 27 81 40 55 55 36
3 Assam 1014 67 63 182 626 76 87 110 183
4 Bihar 1899 439 41 56 1363 0 256 201 156
5 Chhattisgarh 785 0 6 71 318 390 303 185 66
6 Goa 24 5 7 9 3 0 0 0 18
7 Gujarat 1392 0 0 0 1392 0 0 0 516
8 Haryana # 366 3 22 97 187 57 144 106 110
9 Himachal Pradesh 538 0 3 20 469 69 446 229 95
10 Jammu & Kashmir 637 71 96 169 180 121 294 62 239
11 Jharkhand 297 1 1 40 147 108 204 207 37
12 Karnataka 2359 0 14 169 1973 203 507 531 627
13 Kerala 849 1 110 47 694 0 610 0 460
14 Madhya Pradesh 1171 4 17 180 577 393 525 382 119
15 Maharashtra 1814 0 0 1382 432 0 446 152 516
16 Manipur 85 54 14 10 6 1 33 19 53
17 Meghalaya 109 0 12 55 41 1 2 3 47
18 Mizoram 57 0 0 4 48 5 0 1 18
19 Nagaland 126 0 0 20 89 17 87 44 30
20 Odisha 1280 0 1 673 520 86 1239 134 507
21 Punjab 432 15 18 121 240 38 149 38 184
22 Rajasthan 2079 0 30 319 1563 167 669 1526 188
23 Sikkim 24 0 0 3 21 0 2 12 10
24 Tamil Nadu 1362 204 90 871 197 0 630 221 908
25 Telangana 689 20 13 269 387 0 48 31 390
26 Tripura 93 23 16 45 9 0 15 2 43
27 Uttarakhand 257 3 8 61 122 63 191 21 58
28 Uttar Pradesh 3621 26 88 735 2772 0 1252 0 319
29 West Bengal 914 2 12 169 592 139 623 143 112
30 A& N Islands 22 2 10 9 1 0 1 0 13
31 Chandigarh 3 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 2
32 D & N Haveli 9 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 5
33 Daman & Diu 4 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 2
34 Delhi 5 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 4
35 Lakshadweep 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
36 Puducherry 40 1 18 5 16 0 0 0 19
All India1/Total 25650 958 752 6305 15700 1974 9183 4744 6611
Note: NA: Not Available.
1 For calculating the overall percentages, the States/UTs for which manpower position is not available, are excluded

 

The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Smt Anupriya Patel stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha here today.

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