Functions & Objective


  • Provision of primary, secondary and tertiary health care to needy population of Gujarat
  • Creating adequate infrastructure for provision of health care services
  • Creating adequate educational facilities for medical and paramedical manpower
  • Food and drug safety through legislation and monitoring system
  • Implementation of National Health Programs as per local needs
  • Managing emergencies and providing emergency medical care during disaster and natural calamities
  • Promoting AYUSH as supplement to modern system of medicine


  • Reducing Maternal and Child Mortality.
  • Reducing mortality and morbidity due to major communicable and non-communicable diseases.
  • Providing emergency medical care during disaster and natural calamities.
  • Creating adequate infrastructure for medical and paramedical education.
  • Creating awareness on self care, family care and community care.
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