March 2017,World TB Day,Chennai. Image Source: IANS News
New Delhi, Sep 4 : Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday said India will be TB (tuberculosis) free through people’s participation.
“India will become TB free through public participation. A new milestone under the ongoing TB Free India campaign under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, more than 1 lakh Ni-Kshay Mitras have registered themselves in just 12 months,” he wrote on X (formerly Twitter).
He said these Ni-Kshay Mitras are helping lakhs of TB patients across the country.
The Minister, along with the post, also shared a graphic which read, “Number of Ni-Kshay Mitras registered 1,00,013”.