Contact Person

Chief Medical Officer, Kargil
Post office Kargil .
Pin   194103.
Phone No.01985-232208


Health and Family Welfare department Kargil  is providing health facilities to the public through out the district since its inception .Besides District Hospital  and District T.B.Centre  functioning at District H/Q . CHC’s PHC’s are functioning at H/Q Sub Divisions and Blocks of the District. NT PHC ,NT S/C (MAC) and S/C normal /S/C Family Welfare are existing in all and even remotest village of the district .

Vision Statement:

“To  make CHC’s and PHC’s in peripheries more functional and effective ,so that more and more patients get treated there thus necessitating  less referrals to District Hospital in particular pregnant ladies and sick new borns .”

Brief History

The Health and Family Welfare department Kargil   is allotted funds under district plan by LAHDC Kargil mainly for purchase of Drugs , fuel for central heating system and infrastructure, ,and  district plan is supported by CSS ,  NRHM by providing human resources (HR),to facilitate health care even upto remotest and snow bound areas in particular ensuring safe delivery of pregnant mothers thus lessening the incidences   of maternal and neonete deaths .NRHM has been help full in raising infrastructure equipped with CHS in worlds 2nd coldest place like Drass and remotest block like Zanskar. Under NRHM ,ICU,SNCU, Cancer care facility, Geriatric ward , panel heating system are functioning in DHK.

  • Surveillance of diseases in District is being done under IDSP .
  • Free and effective DOT, treatment is ensured to TB patients under RNTCP .
  • Free cataract surgery camps are conducted in far-off blocks under COB .
  • Free treatment of leprosy patient and survey of such patient is being conducted under NLEP.
  • Free chemotherapy to cancer patients are being given under NPCDCS.
  • Institutional deliveries are encouraged by providing incentives and charge free benefits to pregnant mothers and neonates under JSY JSSK NRHM.

The duties of the Institute involve functioning as:

  • To prepare and project plans, implement and monitor work under various scheme .
  • To make  various IEC activities to make public aware of various Govt. schemes as the charge free schemes for pregnant mothers  and sick newborn under NRHM as JSY, JSSK, referral transport, also regarding smoking hazards, adolescent health ,PC PNDT Act. ,free Chemotherapy for cancer patients and Family planning etc .
  • Gepe Analysis to make the various schemes under H&FW more effective in  interest of patients.


Main activities/ functions

  • To Implement various direct patient benefiting and charge free schemes as JSY,JSSK free referral transport for pregnant mothers and neonates in remote, hilly snow bound areas.
  •  Free chemotherapy for cancer patients .
  • Ensure easy availability of facility for sputum exam and X-Ray in all  health institutions for diagnosis  and treatment of tuberculosis  and  DOTS under RNTCP .
  • Enforcement of RBSK scheme under NRHM for early detection and correction of birth defect as to vision and congenital heart disease ,and other physical abnormities  in  child hood , also distribution  of IFA and  deworming  in the same age group.
  • Conduct free Cataract surgeries in old ages in peripheral /remote area under COB . Immunization full coverage against vaccine preventable disease like Hepatitis B,Polio ,TB, , Measles , Tentnous  etc. and ensuring availability of Vit.A solution .
  • Implement Govt. schemes for upliftment , infrastructure ,District Plan, NRHM,BADP,STF.
  • Implement works under local area development funds like, MPLAD ,MLA/MLC’s, CDFs.

Organisation Structure

Medical Organisation Structure Diagram

Main Office:

  1. Office of Chief Medical Officer, Kargil
  2. Office of Dy.Chief Medical Officer Kargil
  3. Office of Medical Superintendent DHK.

Read more:

Offices at Block level.

Office of Block Medical Officer ,

Drass,Sankoo,Taisuroo,Chiktan,Shargole, Kargil and Padum ,

Morning hours of the office: 10:00 am

Closing hours of the office: 4.00 pm

Casualty at DHK /CHC/PHC are run 24×7 hours