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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 45011 registered Unani practitioners in the country.

 

S.No. States/UTs Registered Practitioners
1 Andhra Pradesh 6080
2 ArunachalPradesh  
3 Assam  
4 Bihar 6665
5 Chhattisgarh 77
6 Delhi 2074
7 Goa  
8 Gujarat 635
9 Haryana 243
10 Himachal Pradesh 5
11 Jammu & Kashmir 2247
12 Jharkhand  
13 Karnataka 1451
14 Kerala 77
15 MadhyaPradesh 1346
16 Maharashtra 5253
17 Manipur  
18 Meghalaya  
19 Mizoram  
20 Nagaland  
21 Orissa 22
22 Punjab 166
23 Rajasthan 1256
24 Sikkim  
25 Tamil Nadu 576
26 Tripura  
27 Uttar Pradesh 11665
28 Uttrakhand 99
29 West Bengal 5074
30 A & N Islands  
31 Chandigarh  
32 D & N Haveli  
33 Daman & Diu  
34 Lakshadweep  
35 Puducherry  

 

 

Hospitals/Dispensaries

 

Presently, 21 States/Union Territories in the country have Unani hospitals/dispensaries. The total number of hospitals functioning in the country is 262 with a total bed-strength of 4671. There are 1019 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.

 

S.No. States/UTs Hospitals Beds Dispensaries
1 Andhra Pradesh 6 310 196
2 ArunachalPradesh      
3 Assam     1
4 Bihar 4 459 144
5 Chhattisgarh 1 90 6
6 Delhi 2 111 25
7 Goa      
8 Gujarat      
9 Haryana 1 10 19
10 Himachal Pradesh     3
11 Jammu & Kashmir 2 200 235
12 Jharkhand     30
13 Karnataka 14 462 50
14 Kerala     1
15 MadhyaPradesh 2 250 50
16 Maharashtra 5 590 25
17 Manipur      
18 Meghalaya      
19 Mizoram      
20 Nagaland      
21 Orissa     9
22 Punjab     35
23 Rajasthan 3 30 102
24 Sikkim      
25 Tamil Nadu 1 54 21
26 Tripura      
27 Uttar Pradesh 210 1716 49
28 Uttrakhand 2 8 3
29 West Bengal 1 100 3
30 A & N Islands 1 5  
31 Chandigarh      
32 D & N Haveli      
33 Daman & Diu      
34 Lakshadweep      
35 Puducherry      

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