About us :
Department of Medical, Health and Family Welfare, Government of Uttar
Pradesh, is playing a vital role in improving the health status & quality of
living of the People of Uttar Pradesh. The department has been involved in
service of Mankind since its very inception in 1921. The Department initially
provided its services under the name of “ Provincial Subordinate Medical and
Provincial Medical Services”. In 1946 it was divided into “ PMS - I and PMS - II
Services and Provincial Health Services (PHS).
In 1964 P.M.S- I and
P.M.S- II were unified to form the Provincial Medical Services (PMS). On 26 June
1973 the PMS and PHS were unified to form the present "Provincial Medical and
This department is responsible for providing
Medical, Health and Family Welfare related services to the densely populated
state of Uttar Pradesh (166,05,2859) spread over a vast area of 2,40,982 sq. Km.
With the objective of providing health services in Urban and Remote areas, the
department provides three tier medical services in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
Under this, at the first level, Health Services are provided in urban areas.
Health services at the second and third level are provided in rural areas.