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Table 118: State-wise Health Infrastructure - Doctors and Specialists
  2005 2015
Doctors at PHCs Doctors at PHCs
Required1 Sanctioned In Position Vacant Shortfall Required1 Sanctioned In Position Vacant Shortfall
States/Union Territories [R] [S] [P] [S-P] [R-P] [R] [S] [P] [S-P] [R-P]
Andhra Pradesh 1,570 2,497 2,137 360 - 1,069 2,270 1,412 858 -
Arunachal Pradesh 85 78 78 0 7 117 - 102 - 15
Assam 610 - - - - 1,014 - 1,355 - -
Bihar### 1,648 - - - - 1,883 2,078 2,521 - -
Chhattisgarh 517 1,034 628 406 - 792 752 368 384 424
Goa 19 56 53 3 - 21 48 56 - -
Gujarat# 1,070 1,070 848 222 222 1,247 1,504 889 615 358
Haryana 408 862 862 0 - 461 635 489 146 -
Himachal Pradesh 439 354 467 - - 500 636 571 65 -
Jammu & Kashmir 334 668 643 25 - 637 1,352 834 518 -
Jharkhand 561 - - - - 327 327 372 - -
Karnataka 1,681 2,237 2,041 196 - 2,353 2,353 2,196 157 157
Kerala 911 1,345 949 396 - 827 1,120 1,169 - -
Madhya Pradesh 1,192 1,278 839 439 353 1,171 1,658 999 659 172
Maharashtra 1,780 3,157 3,158 - - 1,811 3,009 2,937 72 -
Manipur^ 72 95 67 28 5 85 238 199 39 -
Meghalaya 101 127 123 4 - 110 128 114 14 -
Mizoram## 57 57 35 22 22 57 152 49 103 8
Nagaland 87 53 53 0 34 128 108 133 - -
Odisha3 1,282 1,353 1,353 0 - 1,305 1,312 1,008 304 297
Punjab 484 646 373 273 111 427 490 441 49 -
Rajasthan 1,713 1,517 1,506 11 207 2,083 2,807 2,412 395 -
Sikkim 24 48 48 0 - 24 - 29 - -
Tamil Nadu3 1,380 3,806 2,257 1,549 - 1,372 2,744 2,375 369 -
Telangana           668 1,318 1,024 294 -
Tripura 73 161 152 9 - 91 158 158 0 -
Uttarakhand* 225 272 182 90 43 257 325 160 165 97
Uttar Pradesh 3,660 - - - - 3,497 4,509 2,209 2,300 1,288
West Bengal 1,173 1,560 1,319 241 - 909 2,600 723 1,877 186
Andaman & Nicobar Islands 20 36 36 0 * 22 42 36 6 -
Chandigarh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dadra & Nagar Haveli 6 6 6 0 0 7 6 8 - -
Daman & Diu 3 5 5 0 - 3 3 5 - -
Delhi 8 31 23 8 - 5 21 21 0 -
Lakshadweep 4 4 4 0 0 4 9 9 0 -
Puducherry 39 63 63 0 - 24 38 38 0 -
ALL INDIA 23,236 24,476 20,308 4,282 1,004 25,308 34,750 27,421 9,389 3,002
-: Not Available.
*: Surplus. All India figures for Vacancy and Shortfall are the totals of State-wise Vacancy and Shortfall ignoring surplus in some States / UTs.
PHC: Primary Health Centre; CHC: Community Health Centre; OB&GY: Obstetrician & Gynaecologist.
Notes on Data for Doctors: #: Data for 2013 repeated; ###: Inposition data for 2013-14 & Sanctioned data for 2011 used;
^: Data for 2013-14 repeated; ##: Sanctioned data for 2011 used.
1. One per Primary Health Centre.
2. Total given in the Table are not strictly comparable as figures for some of the States were not available in 2005. For calculating the overall percentages of vacancy and shortfall, the States/UTs for which manpower position is not available, may be excluded.
3. Allopathic Doctors.

TABLE 118: STATE-WISE HEALTH INFRASTRUCTURE - DOCTORS AND SPECIALISTS (Concld.)
  2005 2015
Surgeons, OB&GY, Physicians & Paediatricians Surgeons, OB&GY, Physicians & Paediatricians
Required1 Sanctioned In Position Vacant Shortfall Required1 Sanctioned In Position Vacant Shortfall
States/Union Territories [R] [S] [P] [S-P] [R-P] [R] [S] [P] [S-P] [R-P]
Andhra Pradesh 656 406 224 182 432 716 384 159 225 557
Arunachal Pradesh 124 4 0 4 124 208 - 1 - 207
Assam 400 - - - - 604 - 121 - 483
Bihar### 404 - - - - 280 - 63 - 217
Chhattisgarh 464 464 18 446 446 620 628 78 550 542
Goa 20 14 7 7 13 16 5 4 1 12
Gujarat# 1,088 321 92 229 996 1,280 - 74 - 1,206
Haryana 288 288 49 239 239 436 153 30 123 406
Himachal Pradesh 264 - - - - 312 0 7 - 305
Jammu & Kashmir 280 276 142 134 138 336 343 167 176 169
Jharkhand 188 - - - - 752 131 128 3 624
Karnataka 1,016 843 691 152 325 824 824 502 322 322
Kerala 424 424 82 342 342 888 30 39 - 849
Madhya Pradesh 916 253 49 204 867 1,336 897 263 634 1,073
Maharashtra 1,528 1,987 1,099 888 429 1,440 823 578 245 862
Manipur^ 64 40 19 21 45 68 4 3 1 65
Meghalaya 96 1 1 0 95 108 3 3 0 105
Mizoram## 36 0 0 0 36 36 0 0 0 36
Nagaland 84 0 0 0 84 84 0 4 - 80
Odisha3 924 496 - - - 1,508 908 356 552 1,152
Punjab 464 393 226 167 238 600 563 173 390 427
Rajasthan 1,304 811 581 230 723 2,272 1,566 526 1,040 1,746
Sikkim 16 16 4 12 12 8 - 0 - 8
Tamil Nadu3 140 48 48 0 92 1,540 0 0 0 1,540
Telangana           456 284 116 168 340
Tripura 40 2 2 0 38 80 3 3 0 77
Uttarakhand* 176 163 71 92 105 236 197 49 148 187
Uttar Pradesh 1,544 - - - - 3,092 2,099 484 1,615 2,608
West Bengal 380 310 133 177 247 1,388 1,792 114 1,678 1,274
Andaman & Nicobar Islands 16 12 0 12 16 16 9 0 9 16
Chandigarh 4 4 4 0 0 8 11 27 - -
Dadra & Nagar Haveli 4 2 2 0 2 4 0 2 - 2
Daman & Diu 4 0 0 0 4 8 2 1 1 7
Delhi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lakshadweep 12 0 0 0 12 12 0 0 0 12
Puducherry 16 4 6 - 10 12 2 3 - 9
ALL INDIA2 13,384 7,582 3,550 3,538 6,110 21,584 11,661 4,078 7,881 17,525
Notes on Data for Specialists:
Required: Four (4) specialist per CHC.
3: For 2013, Specialists attending CHCs on hiring basis.
Source: Health & Family Welfare Statistics in India, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare; Rural Health Statistics 2014-15; NITI Aayog.

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