• ​Allocation of business of Health and Family Weflare Secretariat is transacted as specified by Schedule VIII of the Karnataka Government (Allocation of Business Rules, 2007 amended from time to time.
A​. Health
  1. ​​​Public Health, including institutions like General Hospitals, District Hospitals and Maternity Hospitals (other than Hospitals and institutions attached to Medical/Dental/Nursing Colleges for teaching and research purposwes), Primary Health Centres and Sub-centres and Dispensaries.
  2. Family Planning and other Health Programmes
  3. Indian Population Project
  4. Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 and Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945 and other rules made thereunder.
  5. All matters relating to Indian Systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy. (AYUSH - Ayurveda, Yoga and Nature Cure, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy).
  6. Pharmacy Act and Rules thereunder and College of Pharmacy.
  7. Prevention of Adulteration of Food-stuffs and other articles.

​​C. Codes and Manuals
  1. ​​Codes and manuals relating to the Departments under the administrative control of the Health and Family Welfare Department.
​D. Recruitment Rules and Appointments
  1. ​​​​Recruitment Rules relating to the services and posts under the administrative control of the Health and Family Welfare Department
  2. Appointments, postings, transfers, leave etc. to officers and staff under the administrative control of the Department except those falling under the Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms.