Health

Introduction:

Balangir district is one of the major commercial townships in the western part of Odisha. Balangir includes elegant temples along with the hill Gandhamardhan. On this hill there exists an exquisite picnic spot called Harishankar. Several unique monuments in addition to a couple of waterfalls serve in calling the attention of tourists. Balangir district is honoured for the important visiting places like Harishankar, Papakshya Ghat, Nabagraha Kunda, Turekela, Jogisarada and Ranipur jharial.

General Information about Balangir District (As per Census 2011)

(As per Census 2011)
S/N Details No wise
1 Area Covered 6575 Sq K.M
2 Total Population (as Census 2011) 1648574
Male 831349
Female 817225
3 Child Population
      0-1 Year Child 34151
      1-6 year Child 172813
      Male 106090
      Female 100874
 4 No of Village 1792
5 No of Block 14
6 No. of GPs 285
7 Density of Population 251
8 Sex Ratio 983/1000 Male
9 Total Literacy Rate 65.50%
          Male Literacy Rate 77.08%
          Female Literacy Rate 53.77%
 10  Natural Growth Rate  10.6
11  Crude Birth Rate (CBR) 21.1
12  Crude Death Rate (CDR) 10.5
13 Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) (District Data 2012-13) 198/100000
14 Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) (District Data   2012-13) 45/1000
15 Couple Protection Rate (CPR) 48
16 No. of Eligible Couples 304978
17 TFR 2.4

Health Infrastructure:

Health Infrastructure:
Sl/ No Health Infrastructure Number of Health Infrastructure
1 No of District Hospitals 1
2 No of Sub-Divisional Hospital 2
3 No of CHC 15
4 No of CHCs with Building 15
5 No of CHCs Selected for up-gradation to IPHS Standard 15
6 No of CHCs with Specialists 15
7 No of CHCs where Facility Survey is completed 8
8 No of FRU Declared  5
9 No of FRU working  3
10  No. of PHC( Sector Level)  42
11  No of PHC with 3 staff Nurses  0
12  No of PHCs with upgraded OT  0
13  No of CHCs with upgrade OT  10
14  No of institutions undertaken, 24 X 7  8
15  Mobile Health Unit in Position  28
16  No of Private Hospitals Accredited Under JSY  2
17  Postpartum Centre  4
18  No of S/C  226
19  No. of Immunization point  954
20  No. of Other Hospitals  2
 21  No of Sectors  50
 22  No of S/C in Govt. Building  86
 23  No. of A.N.M. Training Schools  1
24  No. of District Training Unit  1
 25  No. of Ayurvedic Hospitals  1
26 No. of Homoeopathic Hospitals 0
27 Total No of ASHA the District 1356

Details of ICDS Manpower / Infrastructure

ICDS Manpower / Infrastructure
Sl/ No  ICDS Manpower / Infrastructure Nos
1  No of Anganawadi Centre 2443
 2 No of CDPOs present 13
 3 No of L.S. present 109
 4 No of A.W.W. present 2318
 5 No of A.W.H present 2197

Details of the District

  • Area : 6569 Sq.Km
  • Forest : 1543.85 Sq.Kms
  • Head Quarter : Balangir
  • Vidhansabha seats : 5
  • Sub Division : 3
  • Villages : 1792
  • Blocks : 14
  • Grama panchayat : 285
  • Municipality : 2
  • Towns : 4
  • N.A.C : 3
  • Temperature : 46.1(Max), 3.1(Min)
  • Tahasils : 14
  • Rainfall : 1215.6mm(Avg)
  • No. of hospital bed available : 571
  • No. of total medical institutions : 62

Address of the Supreme Authority:

Office of the Chief District Medical Officer, Balangir
At – District Headquarter Hospital Balangir
PO/ Dist. – Balangir, PIN – 767001
Tel.: 06652-232243
Email: dsubolangir[at]gmail.com