In Chhattisgarh State, the Mitanin programme is playing an important role in fulfilling this primary duty of the State. Mitanin programme was started in the year 2002. As part of the Mitanin programme, efforts to strengthen the public health system and make the different health services available to the last person staying in all the villages, para, tola and mohalla of the state. As a result of the efforts of the Mitanin programme, there has been an increased awareness amongst the people of Chhattisgarh about their rights relating to health & other aspects of health like nutrition, food, water, etc. The Mitanin programme has also played an important role in establishing co-ordination between the State, Panchayat and the community.