The Health & Family Welfare Department of Govt. of NCT of Delhi is charged with health policy in the National Capital Territory of Delhi. It is also responsible for all government programs relating to family planning in the State of Delhi.
The Department of Health & Family Welfare of Government of NCT of Delhi is headed by the Principal Secretary. He is the controlling authority for Directorate of Health Services, Department of Health & Family Welfare; all Hospitals under Government of NCT of Delhi; Autonomous Bodies under Government of NCT of Delhi like IHBAS, Delhi AIDS Society, CATS; Directorate of Food Adulteration; Drug Controller and other National Programmes.
This department liaisons with all other local bodies viz MCD, NDMC, Cantonment Board and other Government and Non-Government Health Care Organizations functioning in the State of Delhi. The Principal Secretary coordinates for the Government of NCT of Delhi with the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India.