Allied Health Sciences

Draft brief about Allied Health Sciences Division
The Allied Health Sciences Division in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare deals with the following:

  • > Standardisation of Allied and Healthcare curricula, career pathways etc.
  • > Dealing with Pharmacy Council of India
  • > Coordination with States regarding Centrally Sponsored Schemes
  • > Standardisation of short term Skill Development courses in the health sector (allied health domain)
  • > Rolling out of short term courses through National/ State institutes
  • > Other related matters


Administrative Hierarchy:

S. No.

Officer/ Staff


Joint Secretary (Medical Education)


Director (Allied Health Sciences)


Under Secretary (Allied Health Sciences)


Section Officer (Allied Health Sciences)


ASO and other Section Staff of the Division

Contact details of the above are available at:

Final Updated

Technical work related with the Allied and Healthcare related professions and Skill Development initiative in the health sector is undertaken by the Human Resources for Health (HRH) Cell in the Ministry. The HRH Cell may be contacted at hrhcell-mohfw[at]nic[dot]in.


Model curricula for Allied and Healthcare related professions
Model curricula for short term skill development courses

Announcement for admission in short term courses in Health sector through IGNOU