In the current year’s Programme Implementation Plan (PIP) of NRHM, there is a provision for organizing ‘NRHM Sammelan’ one in each of the districts of J&K state. These Sammelans aim at creating awareness among the PRIs, prominent citizens, NGOs, health functionaries viz CMOs, BMOs/MOs (Block PHCs) and mainly for the field functionaries like Field NGOs, FMPHWs, ASHAs and AWWs who are  directly associated with the implementation of various schemes/ programmes under NRHM at the ground level. Rs. 40,000 has been approved in the PIP for each Sammelan.

Guidelines for organizing NRHM Sammelan at the District Level


Objective of NRHM Sammelan
These Sammelans aim at creating awareness among the PRIs, prominent citizens, NGOs, health functionaries viz CMOs, BMOs/MOs (Block PHCs) and mainly for the field functionaries like Field NGOs, FMPHWs, ASHAs and AWWs who are  directly associated with the implementation of various schemes/ programmes under NRHM at the ground level.

Programme Contents of the Sammelan
NRHM Sammelan will be for one day comprising of three sessions:

  1. Inaugural session
  2. Technical session
  3. Feedback Session

    Inaugural Session

  1. Welcome address along with key note address by the Mission Director, NRHM/Director Health Services highlighting the objectives and focus areas of National Rural Health Mission.
  2. Address by the MLCs/ MLAs/ Hon’ble Ministers  regarding  NRHM
  3. Address by the Guest of Honour.
  4. Address by the Chief Guest.
  5. Vote of thanks by the concerned Chief Medical Officer.

Technical Session

The technical session is aimed at making the members of PRIs (Sarpanches/ Panches), prominent citizens and field functionaries viz fieldNGOs, FMPHWs, ASHAs and AWWs aware of the implementation of various schemes at the ground level. The lectures are to be delivered by the CMO/ District Officer of Health Department/ BMOs on the following topics:

  1. Role and duties of ASHAs CMO/BMO
  2. Provision of services  for Mother and Child Health Care  at various levels  under NRHM ---- BMO
  3. Name Based Tracking  of Pregnant Women  and Children  ---- BMO
  4. Holding of Village Health and Nutrition Days --- BMO.
  5. PC & PNDT Act/ Female Feticide ----- CMO/ Dy. CMO
  6. ASHA incentives  and Event Reporting by ASHA---  Representative of State Health Society.

Feedback Session


Feedback session will be of one hour in which the quaries of the field functionaries regarding the different schemes of NRHM will be discussed and clarified by the CMO/BMOs/representative of State Health Society.
A speaker shall speak for the stipulated time given in the programme  schedule in local language only.
Specimen of the programme schedule is enclosed as Annexure -A.


List of Invitees in the Sammelan


  1. All Hon’ble Ministers, MLAs and MLCs from the concerned district.
  2. Members of Panchyati Raj Institution (PRIs).
  3. Prominent citizens.

List of Participants in the Sammelan


  1. All ASHAs, FMPHWs, NRHM Staff and AWWs
  2. District Officers  who are the members of RKS (Chief Education Officer, District Social Welfare Officer,
    Project Officer ICDS, X-En PHE, X-En UEED ) Health functionaries like CMO/Dy.CMO/DHO/DIO/DMEIO/MO Block PHC
  3. NGOs/ Field NGOs.  
  4. Press/Media persons.

Financial aspects

Rs. 40,000 has been approved in the PIP for each Sammelan for the following activities to be taken up by the District Health Societies:-
  1. Printing of invitation cards.
  2. Awards to ASHA.
  3. Flex banners/IEC material.
  4. Refreshment/lunch.
  5. Booking of Venue.
  6. Photographs (Important photographs only Maximum 50 Photographs).

Other requisites for NRHM Sammelan


  1. The dignitaries (like Chief Guest, Guest of Honour, Hon’ble Minister/ MLAs/MLCs and members from PRIs  are to be invited  properly by way of invitation card.
  2. Flex charts, IEC material on Role of ASHAs, ASHA incentives, JSY incentives, PC&PNDT Act RKS to be displayed on the venue.
  3. One ASHA from each of the block shall be given reward of Rs.1000/- and a memento on this day, to be selected beforehand based on her performance.

Authorities responsible for organizing NRHM Sammelan


  1. Technical inputs will be provided by the State Health Society, NRHM.
  2. The execution of the Sammelan shall be responsibility of the District Health Society under the supervision of Director Health Services.
Programme Schedule of the NRHM Sammelan
Inaugural Session
Welcome address by Mission Director, NRHM / Director Health Services.

10 minutes

Address by the dignitaries (MLC / MLA / Hon’ble Ministers / Deputy Commissioner.

30 minutes

Address by the  Guest of Honour

10 minutes

Address by the  Chief Guest

20 minutes

Vote of thank by  concerned  Chief Medical Officer

05 minutes

Lunch Break 

30 minutes

Technical Session
Role and duties of ASHAs --- CMO / BMO /  District Officer of Health Department

05 minutes

Provision of services for Mother and Child Health Care at various levels under NRHM ---- BMO / District Officer of Health Department

20 minutes

Name Based Tracking of Pregnant Women and Children – BMO / Health Officer of Districts.

10 minute

Holding of Village Health and Nutrition Days -- BMO.

10 minutes

Role of Rogi Kalyan Samities – CMO / District Officer of Health Department.

10 minutes

PC & PNDT Act / Female Feticide – CMO / Dy.CMO / District Officer of Health Department.

30 minutes

ASHA incentives   and Event Reporting by ASHA ---- Representative from State Health Society.

10 minutes

Feedback Session
Feedback session ( Question/ Answer session)  --- CMO / BMO / District Officer of Health Department / Representative from State Health Society.

 1 hour

NRHM SAMMELAN IN EACH OF THE DISTRICT.

Anantnag

Bandipore

Baramulla

Budgam

Doda

Ganderbal

Jammu

Kargil

Kathua

Kishtwar

Kulgam

Kupwara

Leh

Poonch

Pulwama

Rajouri

Ramban

Reasi

Samba

Shopian

Srinagar

Udhampur