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TB is used to be one of the lethal disease in Jammu and Kashmir.

Recently a meeting of District TB Control Society was held under the Chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, at Conference Hall of the DC Office Complex, to take stock of the progress under TB Free Panchayat initiative.

He reviewed the measures undertaken in the direction of eliminating Tuberculosis (TB) from Srinagar District.

At the outset, the DC, who is also the Chairman District TB Control Society, was given a detailed PowerPoint presentation regarding activities being undertaken under National TB Elimination Programme and achievements made so far etc.

He was informed that all 21 Gram Panchayats in Harwan, Khonmoh, Srinagar and Qamarwari Blocks of Srinagar District have attained Tuberculosis (TB) Free Status by achieving the set target under the initiative.

He appreciated the efforts of all the stakeholders and directed the Officers to further improve the efforts to deal with gaps and work in close coordination to achieve the goal of TB free Srinagar. He also emphasized on ensuring that all TB care services are effectively delivered on ground to achieve TB Free Status for the whole Srinagar District by strictly adhering to the NTEP Guidelines.

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