The Health setup in District Shopian needs proper attention in order to provide better healthcare facilities to the masses at gross root level. Productive efforts are being made to augment the health infrastructure in the District by incorporating the same in routine District Plans. District Shopian is divided into 02 Medical Blocks (Shopian & Keller) with a total number of 86 medical institutions viz-a-viz 01 District Hospital, 03 Sub District Hospitals, 09 PHCs, 06 Ads, 53 sub centers and 06 un-sanctioned health centers . During the year 2012-13 , the following health infrastructure comprising of 13 health institutions has been completed with a total cost of Rs. 26.49 crore summarized as under.

National Rural Health Mission

The flagship Programme National Rural Health Mission was started in the year 2005 the main objective of NRHM is to reduce infant Mortality rate and maternal Mortality rate . the main activities under NRHM include Janani Surakha Yojna (JSY) Jannani Shushu Suraksha Karyagam (SJJK). An amount of Rs. 3.49 crore was made available for various components of the programme and against which Rs. 3.17 crore was spent during the financial year 2012-13.


Under JSY 2200 mother beneficiaries have been paid with a financial involvement of Rs. 30.00 lac as under:

  • 1: Home deliveries Rs. @ 500 per beneficiary
  • 2: Rural Institutional delivery @ Rs. 1400 per beneficiary
  • 3: Urban Institutional delivery @ Rs. 1000 per beneficiary


Under JSSK a mother and child gets incentives like free transport, free medicines, free drugs, free diet during hospital stay.

Health at Glance
Name No.
District Hospital 01
PHC 06
Allopathic Dispensaries 10
Ayurvedic Dispensaries 10
Sub-Centre (Family Welfare) 50
Other Institutions 07