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Healthcare in Tripura

One of the seven north eastern states of India, Tripura is a developing state which is undergoing various stages of progress in order to become an advanced place. Health, which is a very important sector in a state is looked after by the government of Tripura with due care. Steps are being taken in order to set up the best hospitals here and provide the best schemes to the people. According to data of 1999-2000, the number of doctors in Tripura stands at 32 per 100,000 persons, 32.9 nurses ber 3.6 persons and 30 midwives per 100,000 persons.

Healthcare Services in Tripura

Health Schemes under Tripura Government

Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programmes (RNTCB)

Of the eight districts in Tripura, 5 are RNTCP reporting districts of TB. The districts also have sub-districts for better execution of the programme.

National Programmes for Control of Blindness (NPCB)

The main objective of this programme is to remove the possibility of getting blind by the year 2020. Its primary activities are:
  • Cataract Surgery
  • School Eye Screening Programme
  • IEC Activities
  • Eye Banking activities
  • Developing of infrastructures for IOL facilities

National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP)

In order to prevent some of the vector botrne diseases such as Malaria, Dengue, Lymphatic Filariasis, Kala-azar, Japanese Encephalitis and Chikungunya, the National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP) was started by the Government of India.

National Leprosy Eradication Programme (NLEP)

A bacterial disease, the government has taken necessary steps in order to prevent Leprosy amongst the masses as well. The programmes aims at providing the best treatment to the already affected and preventing the spreading of the disease any further.

Apart from these, other schemes and programmes from Tripura are as follows:
  • National Family Welfare Programme
  • National Malaria Eradication Programme
  • National Iodine Deficiency Programmes
  • National AIDS Control Programmes
  • National cancer Control Programmes
  • Universal Immunisation Programmes
  • Oral Rehydration Therapy Schemes
  • Special School Health Check-up Schemes for Primary Children
  • Pulse Polio Immunisation Programmes
  • Village Health Guide Schemes
  • Prevention of Food Adulteration Act and Sexually Transmitted Disease Control Programmes

Present Physical status for Construction activity under NHM:

The National Health Mission (NHM) under the Government of India is a division of health and family welfare that looks into all issues relating to it. This organisation is responsible for building new hospitals in a state and introducing the best possible schemes and programmes for the people. The NHM has taken initiative to set up hospitals and other health centres in a state in order to give the best facility to the people here in Tripura. The successful venture by NHM are as follows:

Construction of new Health Sub-centres: 278
Construction of new Health Subcentre in AMC: 16
Construction of new SC for building less SC: 112
Up gradation of Health Sub-centre to IPHS: 50
Minor Repair of SC: 20

Construction of new PHC: 17
New building at existing PHC: 8
Up gradation of PHC to IPHS: 19
Up gradation of PHC to SDH as FRU: 1
Up gradation of PHC to CHC: 9
Renovation (24x7 Service) of PHC: 48

Up gradation of CHC to IPHS: 9

Upgradation of SDH for FRU: 7
Renovation of SDH: 8

Up gradation of Dis. Hospital: 2

Other activities
Construction of State Institute of H&FW: 1
Construction of District Warehouse: 1
Up-gradation of ANM Training Institute: 2
Neo-natal Care Unit (NCU) in DH / SH: 2
Neo-natal Intensive care unit (NICU) in SDH: 5
NBSU in SDH: 2

Total: 617

Hospitals in Tripura

Tripura, one of the northeastern states in India, has several hospitals located in the major towns and cities here. There are also ambulance and blood bank facilities in case for dealing with any emergency health cases. Hospitals are being set up with the latest technologies so that the locals get the best of treatment for themselves.

Agartala Government Medical College

The Agartala Medical college was established in the year 2005, whose foundation stone was laid by none other than, the then Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh. The college is entirely run by the Tripura Government and is affiliated to the Tripura University.


Agartala Government Medical College
P.O. Kunjaban,
PIN – 799006
Phone No.: 91 381 235 7004 / 7130

Tripura Medical College & Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Memorial Teaching Hospital

The Tripura Medical College is located at Hapania in the West Tripura district. Established in the year 2005 by the Government of Tripura and Global Education Net, it is the first kind of venture in India. From 2009 onwards however, due to the inability of Global Education Net to run the college, the college has been since then running through a registered society under the Government of Tripura.

tripura medical

Tripura Medical College
Agartala - 799014,
Email: tmc.agt@gmail.com
TeleFax :0381 2376657/2374144

Agartala Hospital & Research Centre Pvt Ltd
9A, Mantribari Rd,
Agartala H O
Phone No.: 0381- 2309665, 2309666, 2309667

I G M Hospital
Near Umakanta School,
Phone No.: 0381- 2325883, 2325736, 2323332

Tropical Nursing Home
Math Choumuhani,
Phone No.: 0381- 2220026

Asha Clinic and Nursing Home
Haradhan Sangha,
Phone No.: 381- 2201 488

Mahamaya Nursing Home
Phone No.: 381- 2326 406

Sanjibani Nursing Home
Lal Bahadur Chowmuhani, Agartala, Tripura 799001
Phone No.:  0381- 2227 860

Saha Nursing Home
J.B.Road, Agartala, Tripura 799001
Phone No.: 0381- 2325 744

Sarker Nursing Home
Post Office Chowmuhani, Agartala, Tripura 799001
Phone No.: 0381- 2324 323

Life Line Nursing Home
J.B .Road, Agartala, Tripura 799001
Phone No.: 0381- 2323 829

Kailashahar Hospital Emergency
Phone No.: 102

Phone No.: 03824- 222240

RGM Hospital,
Phone No.: 03824- 222351

RGM Hospital office
Phone No.: 03824- 222221

Tripura Sundari hospital
Phone No.: 03821 222410

Hospital (Indoor)
Phone No.: 03822- 20228

Phone No.: 03822- 20245

Phone No.: 03822- 21621

Blood Banks in Tripura

Blood banks in Tripura

Every hospital demands the presence of a blood bank for it is a necessary part of the hospital. It is from the blood bank that a patient’s life can be saved by providing the necessary blood. Tripura hospitals too have a few blood banks. A list of the blood banks in Tripura are:

Victoria Memorial Hospital
Near Umakanta School,
Tripura – 799001
Ph: 0381- 2325736

I G M Hospital
Near Umakanta School
Tripura - 799001

G.B.P Hospital Blood Bank
Tel. 03812356288, 03812355512

Kailashahar Blood Bank
R.G.M Hospital
Tel. 03824-222221

Dharmanagar Blood Bank
Dharmanagar Sub Divisional Hospital
Tel. 03822 231621

Belonia Hospital Blood Bank
Belonia Sub-Div Hospital
Tel. 03823-264415

Tripura Sundari Blood Bank
Hospital Road
Udaipur, South
Tel. 03821-222410 (O)

I.G.M. Hospital Blood Bank
Igm Hospital
Tel. 0381-2325736

Bimal Sinha Memorial Hospital Blood Bank
B.S.M. Hospital
Tel. 03826-262232

Khowai Sub-Division Hospital Blood Bank
Khowai Hospital

Melaghar Sub-Division Hospital Blood Bank

Kanchanpur Sub-Division Hospital Blood Bank
Tel. 03824-265559

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