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Tripura

State Profile

Geography

Tripura is located in the north eastern part of India located between 22 degree and 56 minutes and 24 degree and 32 minutes north latitude and between 90 degree and 09 minutes and 92 degree and 20 minutes east latitude. It is the third-smallest state in the country, it covers 10,491 km2 (4,051 sq mi) and is bordered by Bangladesh to the north, south, and west; the states of Assam and Mizoram lie to its east. Five mountain ranges run north to south, with intervening valleys, while to the west Agartala, the capital, is located on a plain. The state has a tropical savanna climate, with seasonal heavy rains from the south west monsoon.

Administration

Tripura was formally declared as union territory on November 1, 1957 and elevated to the status of a full fledged state on January 21, 1972. Administratively it is divided into 4 Districts, 15 Subdivisions, 38 Rural Development Blocks, 31 Revenue Circles, 183 Teshils, 874 Revenue Moujas, 962 Gram Panchayets, 3 Jilla Parishads, 18 Notified Areas, 1 Municipal Council. Under the unicameral legislature system, it has 60 seats of legislative assembly. The state is represented in the Lok Sabha by two members and one member in the Rajya Sabha.

Demography

The population of Tripura is 3.67 million according to 2011 census and is scattered over 4 districts, 40 blocks and 870 villages. It constitutes 0.3 per cent of India's population. The sex ratio of the state is 961 females per thousand males, higher than the national ratio 940. The density of population is 350 persons per square kilometre. The literacy rate of Tripura in 2011 was 87.75 per cent, higher than the national average 74.04 per cent, and third best among all the states.

Health Indicators of Tripura

The Infant Mortality Rate is 29, Sex Ratio in the State is 961 (as compared to 940 for the country). Comparative figures of major health and demographic indicators are as follows:

Demographic, Socio-economic and Health profile of Tripura State as compared to India figures

IndicatorTripuraIndia
Total Population (In crore) (Census 2011) 0.37 121.01
Decadal Growth (%) (Census 2011) 14.75 17.64
Crude Birth Rate (SRS 2011) 14.3 21.8
Crude Death Rate (SRS 2011) 5.0 7.1
Natural Growth Rate (SRS 2011) 9.4 14.7
Infant Mortality Rate (SRS 2011) 29 44
Maternal Mortality Rate (SRS 2007-09) NA 212
Total Fertility Rate (SRS 2011) NA 2.4
Sex Ratio (Census 2011) 961 940
Child Sex Ratio (Census 2011) 953 914
Schedule Caste population (in crore) (Census 2001) 0.056 16.6
Schedule Tribe population (in crore) (Census 2001) 0.099 8.4
Total Literacy Rate (%) (Census 2011) 87.75 74.04
Male Literacy Rate (%) (Census 2011) 92.18 82.14
Female Literacy Rate (%) (Census 2011) 83.15 65.46

Health Infrastructure of Tripura

ParticularsRequiredIn positionShortfall
Sub-centre 903 719 184
Primary Health Centre 135 79 56
Community Health Centre 33 12 21
Health worker (Female)/ANM at Sub Centres & PHCs 798 1169 *
Health Worker (Male) at Sub Centres 719 543 176
Health Assistant (Female)/LHV at PHCs 79 155 *
Health Assistant (Male) at PHCs 79 140 *
Doctor at PHCs 79 119 *
Obstetricians & Gynaecologists at CHCs 12 0 12
Pediatricians at CHCs 12 0 12
Total specialists at CHCs 48 0 48
Radiographers at CHCs 12 7 5
Pharmacist at PHCs & CHCs 91 92 *
Laboratory Technicians at PHCs & CHCs 91 72 19
Nursing Staff at PHCs & CHCs 163 1098 *

(Source: RHS Bulletin, March 2012, M/O Health & F.W., GOI)

Organogram

Organogram of State Directorate of NRHM

Organogram of State Directorate of NRHM

Organogram of District Health and FW society

Organogram of District Health and FW society

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List & Addresses of State Officials

Secretary
Shri M. Nagaraju
Secretary (Health & FW),
Department of Health & Family Welfare,
Government of Tripura, Secretariat,
New Capital Complex, P.O- Kunjban,
Agartala- 799006 (TRIPURA)
Tele Office : 0381-2413474
Fax No : 0381-2418116
Mob : 9436541983
Email : secretarytrp11@gmail.com
Mission Director
Dr Sandeep Namdeo Mahatme
Mission Director (NRHM), 
State Health & Family Welfare Society, Tripura,
Health Directorate Building,
Government of Tripura,
3rd Floor, Pt. Nehru Complex,
Gurkhabasti,
Agartala - 799006, West Tripura
Tel Off : 0381-2324081
Fax No : 0381-2310453
Mob : 
E-mail : shfws_tripura@yahoo.co.in
Director health Services
Dr. S. R. Debbarma
Director Health Services
Government of Tripura
Health Directorate Building
1st Floor Pt. Nehru Complex,
Gurkhabasti, Agartala-799006
Tel Off : +91-381-2225001
Mob : +91-9436120268
E-mail : dhsgovttripura@gmail.com
Director Family Welfare & PM
Dr. Kanulal Bhowmik
Director Family Welfare & PM
Government of Tripura
Health Directorate Building
2nd Floor Pt. Nehru Complex,
Gurkhabasti, Agartala, 799006
Tel Off : +91-381-2226602
Mob : +91-9862094023
Email : dfwpmtripura@gmail.com
Member Secretary -NRHM Tripura
Dr. Jyotirmoy Das
Member Secretary
State Health & Family Welfare Society, Tripura
Directorate Of Family Welfare & Preventive Medicine
Government of Tripura
Health Directorate Building
3rd Floor Pt. Nehru Complex,
P.O. Kunjban Gurkhabasti, Agartala,Tripura-799006
Tel Off : +91-381-2300136
Mob : +91-9436463330
Email : shfws_tripura@yahoo.co.in

State RCH Officers
Dr. Kamal Reang
o/o Mission Director
National Rural Health Mission
Health Directorate Building
3rd Floor Pt. Nehru Complex,
P.O. Kunjban Gurkhabasti, Agartala,
Tripura-799006
Tel Off : +91-381-2300136
Mob : +91-9436470771
Email : shfws_tripura_drkamal@yahoo.in

Branch Officer
Dr. Pranadish Das 
Mission Director,
National Rural Health Mission,
3rd Floor, Health Directorate Building,Pandit Nehru Complex, PO- Kunjaban, Agartala, Tripura – 799006
Tel Off : +91-381-2300136
Mob : +91-9436189868
Email : shfws_tripura_drpranadish@yahoo.in

Disease Control Programs

Control ProgrammeOfficersContact Details
NPCB
(National Programme for Control of Blindness)
Dr. Pranabendu Barman
Programme Officer (NPCB),
State Ophthalmic Cell (NPCB),
1st floor of Medical Superintendent IGM Hospital Office,
Agartala, West Tripura
Tel/Fax: +91-381-2314048,
Mob: +91-9436462506
Email : sponpcb@gmail.com
NLEP
(National Leprosy Eradication Programme)
Dr. Manash Bhattacharjee
Program Officer (NLEP),
Directorate of Family Welfare & Preventive Medicine,
Govt. of Tripura,
Pandit Nehru Complex (Gurkhabasti)
(3rd Floor), Agartala, Tripura 799 006
Tel: +91-381-2311297
Mob: +91-9402154061
Email: nleptripura@gmail.com
RNTCP
(Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme)
Dr. Babul Das
Program Officer RNTCP (STO), Office of the State TB Control Society,
Ground Floor of KBTB Ward,
IGM Hospital Complex,
Agartala-799001, Tripura
Tel : +91-381-2201142(Off.)
+91-381-2221152(Fax)
Mob : +91-9436121568
Email : stotr@rntcp.org
STOTR@rntpc.org
IDSP
(Integrated Disease Survlliance Programme)
Dr. Pranab Chatterjee
Program Officer (IDSP),
Health Directorate Building, 2nd Floor
Pt. Nehru Complex,
P.O. Kunjban Gurkhabasti,
Agartala,Tripura-799006
Mob : +91-9436120711
Email : drpranab125@rediffmail.com
NVBDCP
(National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme)
Dr. B.B. Das
Programme Officer (NVBDCP)
Health Directorate Building
2nd Floor Pt. Nehru Complex,
P.O. Kunjban Gurkhabasti,
Agartala, Tripura-799006

Tel/Fax: +91-381-2225889,

Mob :+91-9436463819
Email : sponvbdcp.tripura@gmail.com

NIDDCP
(National Iodine Deficiency Disorder Control Programme)
Dr. Manash Bhattacharjee
Program Officer (NIDDCP),
Directorate of Family Welfare & Preventive Medicine,
Govt. of Tripura,
Pandit Nehru Complex
Gurkhabasti, 3rd Floor
Agartala, Tripura 799 006

Tel : +91-381-2311297
Mob : +91-09402154061

Email: nleptripura@gmail.com

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