Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
Government of India



Rural Health Training Centre, Najafgarh, New Delhi was set up as a health unit in 1937 and evolved for the next 50 years to become a national Scientific institute. The Major Activities of RHTC Najafgarh are as follows:

Training Activities

 There are a number of training activities going on RHTC, Najafgarh i.e. Training to Medical Interns under ROME Scheme. Around 350 unpaid Medical Interns undergone rural posting from this Centre. Training to ANM 10+2 (Voc.) Students is with intake capacity of 40 students per academic session. Community Health Nursing Training to BSc/MSc/GNM students of various Nursing Institutions like College of Nursing, Safdarjung Hospital, RML Hospital, Lady Hardinge Medical College, Holy Family Hospital, Batra Hospital, Apollo Hospital and various other Govt./State Govt./Pvt. Institutions. Nearly 1000 trainees were trained during the period, Promotional Training for Nursing Personnel, Health Education to the PGDHE Students & One Day Observation Visit.

RHTC Najafgarh has been providing Health Services to the low socio-economic group of people of 64 villages and 9 town of Najafgarh through it’s three Primary Health Centre and 16 Sub-Centre including 24x7 Emergency Services in PHC Najafgarh.

It conducts field studies aspects of Health & Family Welfare, RCH, Nutrition, Health Education and Communicable Diseases and also provides field services for research work to the various health institutions, i.e. NIHAI, AIIMS in public health.

There are a number of additional programme under NRHM implemented by RHTC, Najafgarh. RHTC Najafgarh has implemented the NRHM in its three PHCs and 16 sub-centres in collaboration with CDMO (South-West), Govt. of NCT Delhi. The following programmes had organized/conducted in RHTC Najafgarh.

Village Health Nutrition Days were organized in different sub-centres under PHC Najafgarh and PHC Ujwa. VHNDs were organized with the help of Anganwari workers at Sub-centre level. Key services provided by RHTC Najafgarh in the VHND:

  • Maternal Health check up,
  • Check up of Child Health Infant upto 1 year, Children aged 1-3 yrs. and all children below 5 yrs.
  • Family Planning, RTI/STDs,
  • Sanitation
  • Communicable Disease
  • Health Promotion
  • special emphasis on Nutritional Demonstration-Diseases due to malnutrition and its precaution
  • Hygienic & correct cooking practice
  • weighing of infants & children and
  • Importance of nutritional supplement. Nutritious food items also demonstrated to the community keeping in view the above points. So far 21 VHND camps have been organised.


Director, RHTC, Najafgarh New Delhi – 110043.

Last Updated On 29/06/2016