Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government Saturday set the targets for National Urban Health Mission (NUHM) programmes.

The NUHM managing director, Salini Pandit, while presiding over a State level review meeting of the NHUM, here on Saturday, set a target of spending above 90% of the funds allotted under the Mission.

She said that all urban PHCs should try to achieve Kaya Kalpa Award and at least 20% of urban PHCs should achieve NQAS. The residual urban PHCs should be functional as Health Wellness Centers.
The MD said that specialists from district hospital be mobilised for AMA clinic functioning, and added, efforts should be made to have more evening OPD.
She stressed on speedy completion of civil works of all urban PHC and CHC.

Urban PHCs are functional in 36 urbal local bodies including 5 Municipal Corporation having more than 50000 population.
The meeting was attended by additional MD, NHM, State Programme Manager, NUHM, DPHO, ADDUPHO, City Programme Managers-UH, City Accounts Manager-UM, City Data Managers-UH & Assistant Programme Managers-UH.