National Health Mission (NHM), Assam has executed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tea Garden Hospitals under Public Private Partnership (PPP) with a purpose to be made available of the health care services to all the employees of the tea gardens and its adjoining areas. The scheme was launched in the year 2007-08 in Assam. Initially a total of 50 numbers of tea garden hospitals were brought under the umbrella of NHM, Assam and gradually the remaining tea estates. At present it is being implemented by 150 numbers of tea garden hospitals of which 15 number belongs to Cachar, Dibrugarh-37,Golaghat-12, Jorhat-9, Lakhimpur-8, Morigaon-1, Nagaon-7, Sivasagar-16, Sonitpur-21, Tinsukia-17 and Udalguri-7.
The focused areas of the scheme are:
To provide maternal and child health care,