- Principal Secretary, Health & Family Welfare Department-Chairman (ex-officio)
- Joint Secretary, Health & Family Welfare Department in charge of mental health- Member (ex-officio)
- Director of Health Services – Member (ex-officio)
The Mental Healthcare Act (MHCA) 2017 received the Assent of the President of India on 7th April, 2017 and the Final Rules were notified on 29th May, 2018 by Govt. of India in the Official Gazette. The Mental Health Care Act 2017 was also declared to have come into force on 29.05.2018. In the Chapter VIII (Section 45-56) of Mental Health Care Act 2017, the provisions regarding establishment, composition and constitution, functions of SMHA and other important Sections regarding SMHA have been mentioned.