EU-Alumni Association and Department of Microbiology, Eternal University Baru Sahib
Lecture on World Tuberculosis Day held on 24th March, 2023
Eternal University, Baru Sahib has observed World TB Day on 24th March 2023. To commemorate this day, EU-Alumni Association in collaboration with Department of Microbiology has organized a lecture on “Tuberculosis Eradication in India: Challenges and Progress” which was delivered by Dr. Nasib Singh, Associate Professor & HOD, Department of Microbiology. On this occasion, Prof. A. S. Ahluwalia emphasized the need for collective efforts by government institutions, scientific community, NGOs, ASHA workers, corporate sector and general public to eradicate TB from India by 2025. Dr. Nasib Singh elaborated the efforts made by centre and different states towards TB eradication and made the audience aware about Nikshay Poshan Yojana, Active TB case finding, Diagnosis, Treatment, DOTS, and Nikshya-mitra initiative. Students of Department of Microbiology participated in slogan writing and prepared posters and banners to share awareness among staff and students. Prof. B.S. Sohal, Dean PGS & CoE, Prof. K.K. Ahluwalia, Dr. Hemant Dasila, Dr. Neelam Thakur, Dr. Lata, Dr. Ajar Nath Yadav, Dr. Naresh Kumar, Dr. Imran Sheikh, Dr. Puneet Negi, Er. Amit Sharma, Dr. Vikrant Tyagi, Dr. Anil Kumar and Mr. Salman Khan have graced the occasion.