ALL About JSK

    The Union Health Minister heads the General Body of JSK and the Ministries of Health and Family Welfare, Women and Child Development, Department of School Education & Literacy, Rural Development, Planning Commission are represented by their Secretaries on the General Body of JSK. All State Governments are members of JSK. Besides this the General Body has demographers, representatives of Industry & Trade, NGOs, medical and para-medical associations, general citizens as its members. This enables JSK run as a civil society movement drawing on the strength of its partners.

    The Governing Board of JSK is chaired by the Secretary Health of the Government of India along with the Secretaries of the Key Sectors mentioned above alongwith representatives of CII, FICCI and two leading National level NGOs. The Governing Board is the main policy forming body and projects and programmes are approved by the Board and implemented through the Executive Director of JSK.

    The Executive Director is the Chief Executive Officer of the Kosh.

    Elected Members

    According to the Memorandum of Association, ten members from the General Body are to be elected on the Governing Board so that there are ten non-government members besides the four government members and the Executive Director of JSK.

    Details of their induction are given in the Memorandum of Association. (See Downloads)

    The Central Government has undertaken to assist the JSK for the first three years in its drive for membership.