The President notified the creation of the Department of
Health Research under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
through an amendment to the Government of India (Allocation of
Business) Rules, 1961 on the 17th September 2007.
The Department of Health Research was formally launched on 5th October
2007 by the Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences in a
function presided over by the Minister for Health & Family Welfare, in
the presence, inter-alia, of the Minister of State for Health & Family