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Medical Manpower

 

Unani system of medicine is quite popular among the masses. The practitioners of Unani Medicine, scattered all over the country, form an integral part of national health care delivery structure. Registration of the Unani practitioners is maintained by the State Boards of Indian Medicine. The Central Register is maintained by the Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM), New Delhi. Registration of the practitioners is renewed at intervals and Central Register updated. At present, there are 51110 registered Unani practitioners(Doctor) in the country.

 

State wise Unani Registered Practioners as on 1-1-2018. 

 

S.No. States/UTs Registered Practitioners
1 Andhra Pradesh 702
2 ArunachalPradesh 1
3 Assam 0
4 Bihar 7123
5 Chhattisgarh 148
6 Delhi 2570
7 Goa 0
8 Gujarat 327
9 Haryana 216
10 Himachal Pradesh 0
11 Jammu & Kashmir 2596
12 Jharkhand 54
13 Karnataka 2074
14 Kerala 118
15 MadhyaPradesh 1783
16 Maharashtra 7000
17 Manipur 0
18 Meghalaya 0
19 Mizoram 0
20 Nagaland 0
21 Orissa 26
22 Punjab 211
23 Rajasthan 983
24 Sikkim 0
25 Tamil Nadu 1182
26 Telangana 4764
27 Tripura 0
28 Uttar Pradesh 13884
29 Uttrakhand 133
30 West Bengal 5215
31 A & N Islands 0
32 Chandigarh 0
33 D & N Haveli 0
34 Daman & Diu 0
35 Lakshadweep 0
36 Puducherry 0

 

Note:-

  • Figures in r/o sates of Andhra Pradesh (2017), Bihar (2016), Chhattishgarh(2017), Tamilnadu(2016)       and Telangana(2017) has been repeated as the current year information not available.
  • Figures in r/o Manipur, Mizoram, Sikkim, A&N Islands, D&N Haveli, Daman & Diu, Laksdweep, Meghalya, Nagaland, Tripura, Chandigarh and  Puducherry have been indicated Nil as there is no separate Board/Council for registration of practitioners in   these states.
  • The information for the state of Andhra Pradesh (as on 31.03.2014) is updated based on the information received from CCIM.

 

Hospitals/Dispensaries

 

Presently, 36 States/Union Territories in the country have Unani hospitals/dispensaries. The total number of hospitals functioning in the country is 259 with a total bed-strength of 3352. There are 1621 Unani Dispensaries. State-wise statistics of Hospitals (with No. of beds)/Dispensaries is given in the following table. These hospitals/dispensaries are either being run by the State Governments or local bodies.

 

State wise/System wise number of Unani Hospitals/Beds & Dispensaries as on 1-4-2018.

 

S.No. States/UTs Hospitals Beds Dispensaries
1 Andhra Pradesh 2 20 112
2 ArunachalPradesh 0 0 1
3 Assam 0 0 1
4 Bihar 1 200 449
5 Chhattisgarh 1 60 26
6 Delhi 1 120 20
7 Goa 0 0 0
8 Gujarat 0 0 0
9 Haryana 0 0 18
10 Himachal Pradesh 0 0 3
11 Jammu & Kashmir 1 50 177
12 Jharkhand 0 0 54
13 Karnataka 18 402 50
14 Kerala 0 0 1
15 MadhyaPradesh 4 280 64
16 Maharashtra 6 780 25
17 Manipur 1 0 0
18 Meghalaya 0 0 0
19 Mizoram 0 0 0
20 Nagaland 0 0 0
21 Orissa 0 0 9
22 Punjab 0 0 35
23 Rajasthan 11 65 269
24 Sikkim 0 0 0
25 Tamil Nadu 1 100 64
26 Tripura 0 0 0
27 Uttar Pradesh 204 1007 49
28 Uttrakhand 2 8 3
29 West Bengal 1 60 7
30 A & N Islands 1 0 0
31 Chandigarh 0 0 1
32 D & N Haveli 0 0 0
33 Daman & Diu 0 0 0
34 Lakshadweep 0 0 0
35 Puducherry 0 0 0
36 Telangana 4 200 183

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