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ROLE OF PANCHAYATI RAJ INSTITUTIONS

States to indicate in their MoUs the commitment for devolution of funds, functionaries and programmes for health, to PRIs.

The District Health Mission (DHM) to be led by the Zila Parishad. The DHM will control, guide and manage all public health institutions in the district, Sub-centres, PHCs and CHCs.

ASHAs would be selected by and be accountable to the Village Panchayat.

The Village Health Committee of the Panchayat would prepare the Village Health Plan, and promote intersectoral integration.

Each sub-centre will have an Untied Fund for local action @ Rs. 10,000 per annum. This Fund will be deposited in a joint Bank Account of the ANM & Sarpanch and operated by the ANM, in consultation with the Village Health Committee.

PRI involvement in Rogi Kalyan Samitis for good hospital management.

Provision of training to members of PRIs.

Making available health related databases to all stakeholders, including Panchayats at all levels.

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