Powers and Duties of the Department Officer

SL.NO. Name and Designation Duties
1  Dr. Sukhato A. Sema
(Principle Director)
Head of Department, Addl.Food Safety Commiossioner, Overall in charge & other official works not assigned to any officers
1. Mission Director, NHM (on deputation)
2. Dr.N.M. Kithan


General Administration, Planning & Coordination, Confidential, Gazzetted Establishment, Non-Gazzetted Establishment, Dental Services, Drug Control Services, Nursing Services, Nagaland Medical Council Affairs, Transport, Accounts & Budget, Purchace, Store, Pension, Medical Treatment & M.R, Health Care Establishment, Department Assets, Legal Cell, RTI, NCD, NPCP, NCCP, NVBDCP, NLEP, TCCC, IDSP, AYUSH.
3. Dr Watikala
(Family Welfare) 


Family Welfare, Telemedicine, Nursing, IT, Engineering Cell, Supervision & Monitoring, Medical Education & Training, RCH, AYUSH, Family Planning, Nagaland Medical College Affairs, IEC, HMIS, ICMR, Statistics, UIP, PMTI, SPHL, NMHP, PPP, Disaster Management, NIDDCP, DDA, Disability & Rehabilation, Food Safety Cell, Telemedicine, I.T, Supervisory & Monitoring, RCH, Family Planning, IEC, HMIS, Statistics, UIP, NMHP, RNTCP, NIDDCP, Oral Health, DDA.
1.  Dr. Narola Ao General Administration, Non-Gazzetted Establishment, Gazzetted Establishment, Store, IEC, Pension, Food Safety Cell, Department Assets
2. Dr. Yankho Nursing Services/ RTI (PIO), NMHP & State Mental Health Institute, Nagaland Medical Council Affairs, Disaster Management, Disability & Rehabilitation, AYUSH.
3. Dr. John Sweyievisa Planning & Coordination, Accounts & Budget, Purchase, Health Care Establishment Act, PPP, Dte. Sanitation.
4. Dr. Nisietsolie (Dental) Dental Service, Medical Treatment & Re-imbursement (N.O), Oral Health, HMIS Report & Return, Epidemiology & Health Intelligence Statistics, Hospital Empanelment.
5. Dr. N Bendangyanger Family Welfare, Medical Education & Training, Nagaland Medical College Affairs, I.T, Telemedicine, ICMR, PMTI, SPHL, Engineering Section, TCCC, NLEP, IDSP, Attendance of Directorate Staff.
6. Dr. Meguosielie Kire Project Director, NSACS (on deputation)
1. Dr, Limaakum Jamir S.P.O, NHM (on deputation)
2. Dr. P.Tia Jamir Jt. Director, NSACS (on deputation)
3. Dr. Kevingulie Khro Family Welfare(SPO)/ Family Planning, PNDT, Legal Cell, Health Care Establishment Act.
4. Dr. Vizolie Suokhrie Planning & Coordination, NCD (SPO), Nagaland Medical College Affairs, Matter relating to various Service Rules
5. Dr. Kevichusa Medikhru NVBDCP (SPO), IT, FSSA.
6. Dr. Bendangmenla RCH (SPO)
7. Dr. K. Tsememo Lotha RNTCP (SPO), Purchase.
8. Dr. Thorhusie Katiry General Administration, Gazzetted Establishment, Non-Gazzetted Establishment, Store, Transport, Telemedicine
9. Dr. Visasieu Kire UIP (SPO)
10. Dr. Keneinguzo Dzuvichu NCCP, Nursing Services.
11. Dr. H. Hotokhu Chishi Dental Services, Legal Cell, NTCP (SPO)
12. Dr. Vibeituonuo Mepfuo Jt. Director, NSACS (on deputation)
13. Dr. Atoshe Sema Addl. Project Director, NHP, World Bank (on deputation)
14. Dr. Thanghoi Lam NIDDCP (SPO), Medical Education & Training
1. Dr. Khriezotuo Paphino Dy. Director, NHM (on deputation)
2. Dr. Ruokuobeinuo Chielie Dy. Director, NSACS (on deputatioin)
3. Dr. Obanjungla Maternal Health, Neonatal Health (RCH) (Sec-2), MR Bills, FSSA.
4. Dr. Keneiteiso Sorhie DDO Accounts (Sec – 6), Transport (Sec-7)
5. Dr. Vezokholu Theyo Dy. Director, NSACS (on deputation)
6. Dr. Tiasunep Pongener IDSP (SPO) (Sect-10), Medical Education & Training, RRT, MR Bills.
7. Dr. Puse Liegisie Sr.Grade Specialist & RSO, Medical College Affairs, M.R Bills.
8. Dr. Ahu Sekhose NLEP (SPO) (Sec-16), Receipt & Issue/ (Sec-22), Office Staff Attendance, Nodal Officer to AG, MR Bills, Empanelment of HUs.
9. Dr. Kikameren Longkumer NUHM (N.O), Planning & Coordination (Sec-8), Health Care  Establishment Acts, MR Bills.
10. Dr. Khriesilie Sachu ARSH, RBSK, SH (RCH) (Sec-16), MR Bills.
11. Dr. Hentok Phom Attached to Nagaland House, New Delhi.
12. Dr. Liemnyei Konyak NMHP (SPO) Sec-16, Medical Education & Training (Sec-5), Nagaland Medical College Affairs, MR Bills.
13. Dr. Vethihule Vero NVBDCP (Sec-16), MR Bills.
14. Dr. Theyiepherezo Dental Services (Sec-20), Nodal Officer to Secretariat, MR Bills.
15. Dr. Joel Koza Dy. Director, NHM (on deputation)
16. Dr M.C Longai Purchase & Stores, Hospital Diet & Washing (Sec-2), I,T, Telemedicine, MR Bills.
17. Dr. Nyanthung Kikon HMIS, HIB, Reports & Returns, M & E, Disaster Management (N.O), Disability & Rehabilitation (Sec-16), MR Bills, Empanelment of HUs.
18. Dr. Akou Sorhie Attached to Nagaland House Guwahati
1. Dr. Razoukhrieo Rio M.O UIP, MR Bills.
2. Dr. Thomas Keppen Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, NHP (World Bank) (on deputation)
3. Dr. John Kemp SSO (IDSP), RRT, Transport, Health Care Establishment, Meshnet, MR Bills.
4. Dr. S. John M.O. AYUSH (attached)
5. Dr. Sao Tunyi Epidemiologist (NCD)
1. Smti. C.H.Henia Dy. Director, Nursing Services.
1. Er. Fineson Pojar E.E. Medical Wing, Directorate Sanitation.
2. Er. Mathung Assistant Engineer – I
3. Er. Ketosu Soleho Assistant Engineer – II
4. Er. Myanro Ezung Assistant Engineer – III
Neingusa Yhokha Joint Director IEC
Smit Amenla Jamir Sr. Accounts Officer
Lipoktemsu Noksang Dy. Director IEC
Shri. W.H. Patton Dy. Drug Controller
Shri. M.I. Yaden Cold Chain Officer
Shri. Nokojungba Research Officer, Planning & Coordination
Shri. Aseno Sale (Registrar) Registrar/ Gen. Admin & Supervise works not allotted to any section
Smti Supongbenla Lemtor HETO (IEC)
Shri. S. Lithungo Asstt. Drug Controller
Shri. Tiatoshi Amer Asst. Drug Controller
Shri Atu Longkumer Sr. Entomologist (NVBDCP)
Smti. Nchumbeni Lotha Statistical Officer (Economics & Statistics)
Shri Kevichol Sale HEO (IEC)


  1. Joint Director Nursing in consultation with the Seniors will assign responsibilities to the
    Subordinate Officers under Nursing Cell with information to the Controlling Officers.
  2. Joint Director in charge Medical Education and Joint Director Nursing are to workout the
    strategy for the Nursing Education for approval of the Authority.
  3. Training Section (In-Service) are to work out the Annual Training Calendar for the In-Service
    Nursing personals in Consultation  with the various Programmes Officers. The Annual Calendar
    thus prepared be routed to the Authority  for approval.
  4. Training calendar for the In-Service Ministerial staffs is to be work out by the section in
    Consultation with the Registrar for approval by the Authority.
  5. The detailment of the Officers for any In-Service Training has to be chalked out in Consultation
    with the General Administrative section of the Department so as to not hamper the normal  functioning of the Office.
  6. Deputy Director IEC in Consultation with seniors will allocate assignment to the Subordinate
    Officers under him with information to the Authority.
  7. Medical Education would include the following:
  8. Nursing Education for ANM, GNM, BSc Nursing, Post graduate study and research.
  9. All Para Medical courses including Pharmacist.
  10. MBBS,BDS,Ayush, B.Pharm,Diploma/Post Graduate studies and Research.
  11. Any other course pertaining to medicine within the preview of the Department


  1. All files should be routed through concerned Officer i.e. Dy. Director to Jt. Director to Addl. Director to Director and finally to Principal Director.
  2. All cases of transfer, posting and appointments irrespective of different Health Programmes under DHFW should be routed through General Establishment/ Administration for streamlining. All such orders should be under the name and signature of Head of Department and no SD/- of Principal Director should be practiced.
  3. All Accounts/Financial matters shall be routed through Sr. Accounts Officer.
  4. All funds should be routed through concerned Directors for approval of Principal Director and disbursed through D.D.O. to assigned Officers.
  5. All files pertaining to finance, Govt. policy, appointments, transfer and posting, legal and serious matters requires Principal Director Intervention and approval.
  6. No Order/Circulars/Notification shall be issued without authorization of the Principal Director and Directors and SD/- should not be used unless it is approved by Principal Director /Directors.
  7. All Health activities of the District Level are to be brought to the Notice of the Principal Director before it is issued/ circulated.

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Statement of categories of documents that are held by it or under its control


Sl Name/Nature of category of document Name of documents Procedure to obtain document Held by or under control of
1 Establishment General administration, appointment, promotion, transfer & posting, confirmation of service of all non-gazetted staff, maintenance of personal files of all officers and staff Registrar, Establishment and PIO Registrar, Establishment
2 Planning Preparation of annual and five year plan documents, preparation of agenda items for national, regional conference, CSS, NEC schemes and negotiated loans, Mid-term appraisal to planning department Superintendent Planning and PIO Superintendent Planning
3 Accounts Bills & Cash, Budget estimates, revised estimate documents, GPF, TA and Tours, Medical Bills, Leave Encashment, Monthly Expenditure statements, reconciliation of expenditure, Audit and PAC correspondence Superintendent Accounts and PIO Superintendent Accounts
4 Health Programs Files and records of program strategies and execution, annual action plans, logistics, monitoring & evaluation, public role in each program Program Officers, Support staff and PIO Program Officer and support staff
5 Transport Files and records relating to purchase, maintenance and allotment of all vehicles Superintendent Transport, support staff and PIO Superintendent  Transport and support staff
6 General purchase (CMS) Files and records relating to purchase of medicines, nursing sundries, equipments, furniture Registrar, DDO (CMS) support staff and PIO Registrar and support staff
7 Statistics/Census Records and date relating to disease prevalence, treatment Asst. Director (Stat) and Support staff Asst. Director (Stat) and support staff
8 Civil Works Records relating to all construction works including minor repairs, orders, sanctions etc. EE (Medical) Support staff SDO/JE
9 Medical Education & Training Records of Institutions, stipends, book grants, study leave and all kinds of training (Short and long outside the State)

  1. 7
    .The particulars of any arrangement that exists for consultation with, or representation by the members of the Public in relation to the formulation of its policy or implementation thereof:


Sl.No Subject/Type Is there a provision to ensure public participation (Yes/NO) Arrangement for seeking public participation
1 Communitization Programmes Yes Yes



  1. A statement of the Boards, Councils, Committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advise and as to whether meeting of those Board, Council, Committee and other bodies are open to the public or the minutes of such meeting are accessible for public.


Under one to five (1-5), the public can gave advise and the minutes of the meeting are accessible for the public. Since the public are also the members of those Boards, Council & Committee. 6, 7 & 8 which are only for the Department of Health & Family Welfare.


  1. Nagaland state Population Council
  2. Nagaland State Homoeopathic Board
  3. Nagaland State Blood Transfusion Council
  4. Nagaland State Health Mission & Society
  5. Nagaland State AIDS Control Society
  6. State Medical Board.
  7. Purchase Board.
  8. Verification and delivery Board.


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