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Reconstitution of State Mental Health Authority



GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH
ABSTRACT

Health Medical and Family Welfare Department— Mental Health Act, 1987 (14 of 1987) — Reconstitution of State Mental Health Authority — Notification — Issued.
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HEALTH, MEDICAL AND FAMILY WELFARE (B2) DEPARTMENT

G.O.Ms.No.20                                                                      Dated:09-03-2016.
                   Read:


1.G.O.Ms.No.26, HM& FW (M2) Department, Dated:31-01-2002.
2.D.O.Lr.No.1468(P)Cts.B.2/2015, dt.24-2-16 from the Secy. to Govt.,
   Law Dept.

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ORDER:

The following notification shall be published in an extra-ordinary edition of the Andhra Pradesh Gazette:-

NOTIFICATION

In terms of rule 3 of the State Mental Health Rules, 1990 framed and notified by the Government of India in Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (Department of Health) on the 29thDecember, 1990 read with Section 4 of the Mental Health Act, 1987 (14 of 1987),the Government of Andhra Pradesh here by Re-constitute the Andhra Pradesh State Mental Health Authority consisting of the following members as indicated hereunder:-

OFFICIAL MEMBERS:

(1)Principal Secretary, Health, Medical &Family Welfare Department. Chairman.
(2)Prl. Secy., Women & Child Welfare Department.                                      Member.
(3)Commr., Family Welfare, A.P. Hyd.                                                 Member
(3)Commissioner, Andhra Pradesh Vaidya Vidhana Parishad &
     Director General, Health Services, Hyderabad.                               Member.
(5)Director of Public Health & Family Welfare, Andhra Pradesh,
     Hyderabad.                                                                                  Member.
(6)Director of Medical Education, Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad.                    Member.
(7)Commissioner, Disabled Welfare Department, Govt. of A.P.,Hyd.    Member.
(8)Supdt., Govt. Hospital for Mental Care, Visakhapatnam        Member/Secretary.

Special Invitee

The Member Secy., State Legal Service Authority

NON-OFFICIAL MEMBERS:

(1)        Clinical Psychologist: Dr. Pragna Mythra, Mental Hospital, Visakhapatnam.
(2)        Head, Department of Psychiatric, Social Work, Padmavathi Mahila College, Tirupathi.
(3)        Head, Department of Psychiatric, Social Work, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.
(4)        Head, Department of Psychiatric, Padmavathi Mahila University, Tirupathi.

The Superintendent, Government Hospital for Mental Care, Visakhapatnam is hereby notified as the Secretary to the State Mental Health Authority under rule 13 of the State Mental Health Rules, 1990.

The Official Members shall hold office as Members so long as they hold office by virtue of which they are so appointed. The Non-official members shall hold office for a period of three years from the date of appointment and shall be eligible for re-appointment.

(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRA PRADESH)

POONAM MALAKONDAIAH
PRINCIPAL SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT


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