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Date :10/18/2019
Press Release on 18th October 2019
Orientation programme was Organized regarding awareness on Anti Tuberculosis (TB) In Jammu City.

Today an orientation programme at K.C Residency by Jammu Municipal Corporation in association with District Tuberculosis Centre, Jammu under Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme-RNTCP was Organized under which awareness on Anti Tuberculosis (TB) In Jammu City in presence of Hon’ble Mayor, Sh. Chander Mohan Gupta, Hon’ble Dy. Mayor Adv. Purnima Sharma, Hon’ble Councillors and Officers of Jammu Municipal Corporation. The Dignitaries are welcomed by Commissioner, JMC, Sh. Pankaj Magotra (KAS). DTO Jammu made aware the gathering about signs & symptoms of Tuberculosis and how to get benefits from Govt. and further stated that there is need to make a bridge between patient and Health Department so that no patient remains untreated/un-attended for complete eradication of Tuberculosis before 2025. During the course of function Hon’ble Mayor, Sh. Chander Mohan Gupta, Hon’ble Dy. Mayor, Adv. Purnima Sharma, Dr. Sanjay, State Tuberculosis Officer and Dr. Renu Sharma, Dy. Director (HQ), Directorate of Health Services gave their valuable suggestions for mass awareness of programme. Hon’ble Mayor further stressed that Hon’ble Councillors can play a vital role, as they can aware the residents of their respective wards about T.B. and added that the goal of organizing such programmes is to eradicate TB from Jammu region completely. He stressed on NIkshay Pishan.