About the Directorate
Nursing plays a pivotal role in the healthcare delivery system of the society. Odisha is the first state in the country to have a fully functional Directorate of Nursing with effect from Dt. 18.02.2013. Directorate of Nursing is one of the Directorates within the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The Directorate of Nursing is the central body from which all activities relating to Nursing are managed. This includes all involving nursing and midwifery practices, providing Primary Health care and fulfilment of Millennium Development Goal on reduction of Maternal and Child mortality.
Directorate of Nursing consists of the following functional wings: