Mines Ministry Signs MoU with Central TB Division for Collaborative Action Towards Elimination of Tuberculosis

The MoU will forge inter-ministerial collaboration and strategic partnerships to achieve the target of Eliminating Tuberculosis (TB) in India by 2025.

Mines Ministry Signs MoU with Central TB Division for Collaborative Action Towards Elimination of Tuberculosis

The Ministry of Mines and Central TB Division of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has signed a Memorandum of Understanding in New Delhi for collaborative and convergent action towards the elimination of Tuberculosis.

The MoU was signed by Smt. Farida M. Naik, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Mines, and Dr. K. K. Tripathy, Economic Advisor, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India in the presence of officials from both ministries.

 The MoU will forge inter-ministerial collaboration and strategic partnerships to achieve the target of Eliminating Tuberculosis (TB) in India by 2025.

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This partnership aims for collaborative field actions like webinars and other awareness-building initiatives under the National TB Elimination Programme by engaging the CPSEs, attached offices, subordinate offices, and autonomous bodies of the Ministry of Mines.

This initiative will also help in capacity building of health functionaries of PSUs’ hospitals & health centers for specialized campaigns for eradication of TB at the grass-root level.

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