Under CVB, Tamil Nadu has not only become a leader but a game-changer. Instead of resting on laurels, raising the bar forever emulated by other States.

Amma Baby Care Kit
Brain Child of Puratchi Thalaivi Amma. Kit with 16 articles for improving hygiene of Post Natal mothers and New-Born babies.
New Medical College
Amma’s dream – Medical Colleges for every District realized by Hon’ble Chief Minister. Perseverance paved way for 11 new medical colleges in a single year. Monumental achievement of 1650 MBBS seats – a Master Stroke!
Amma Arokya Thittam ​
Dr. CVB’s philosophy is ‘early diagnosis’. People aged above 30 screened for 25 parameters annually in more than 500 Primary Health Centres.
Cadaveric Organ Transplantation​
Undisputed leader. Tamil Nadu bagged Best State Award continuously for 5 years in a row, 2015 to 2019.
Chennai Floods
In 2015, when Chennai was reeling under water, CVB hit the streets to save several lives by his heroic acts, risking his own life.
Amma Whole Body Health and Amma Women Special Check-up​

Amma’s aim is equal treatment to rich and poor. Ensured by Master Health Check-ups in Government Hospital with state-of-art equipment by dedicated teams at a fraction of cost. A run-away success story

Organ transplant 2018 awards
Health Indicators are Wealth Indicators ! ​

Through innovative and Revolutionary schemes, Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) reduced to 16 from 24 against National average of 33. Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) reduced to 57 from 90, against national average of 130.

Human Milk Bank ​

A modest start in Chennai. Now grown to 25 centres throughout Tamil Nadu. A great boon to milk-deprived infants, thanks to Amma!

Amma Nutrition Kit ​

A magical kit to antenatal mothers in 3rd and 4th month for reducing MMR and IMR.

Amma Mahaperu Sanjeevi

Ayush kit to Antenatal and Postnatal mothers for smooth delivery.

First Responder ​

A first-of-its-kind initiative. 41 Two-wheeler Ambulances inducted as first responder. To reach the medical services to the remotest corners, where regular 108 Ambulance could not tread.

108 Ambulance ​

Fleet complimented by 4-wheel and Neo-Natal Ambulances. Response time in metro reduced to 7.53 minutes, lowest in the country.

Tamil Nadu Accident and Emergency Care Initiatives (TAEI)​

Lifesaving mission. Sustainable model of Emergency Care System to handle Trauma, MI, Burn Injury, Poison, Paediatric Emergency et al.

DNB Programme in District Hospital

40 accredited DNB Courses in 10 Secondary Care Hospitals and 2 Medical College Hospitals to improve services in Secondary care hospitals.

Health Care Initiatives

Major Equipments in Health Department​

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Health care professionals use MRI scans to diagnose a variety of conditions, from torn ligaments to tumors.

No.of MRI- 39

Computed Tomography (CT)

CT scans can detect bone and joint problems, like complex bone fractures and tumors.
No of CT- 108, excluding 2 CT in ESI Coimbatore, 2 no's of 128 slice CT at Tanjore and Tirunelveli


Catheterization laboratory (Cathlab) is a diagnostic imaging equipment used to visualize the arteries of the heart and the chambers of the heart and treat any stenosis or abnormality found.
No of cathlab-26

Linear Accelerator

A linear accelerator, or LINAC, is a machine that is commonly used to deliver external beam radiation treatments to cancer patients.

No of LINAC-11


Mammogram is an X-ray of the breast. It’s a screening tool used to detect and diagnose breast cancer.
No of mammogram-25

Positron Emission Tomography (PET CT)

PET scans detect early signs of cancer, heart disease and brain disorders.
No of PET CT- 2
Order placed- 5
JICA- Rs.1,634 Crore for Implementation under Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) Assistance.
Tamil Nadu Health System Reform Project (TNHSRP) – Rs. 2,857 Crore for Implementation under World Bank Assistance.