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PM Modi in Varanasi today to lay foundation stone of projects worth Rs 1780 crore

PM Modi Varanasi visit: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday will visit Varanasi to lay foundation stone of many development projects worth over Rs 1780 crores. Prime Minister Modi will address One world TB Summit at Rudrakash Convention Centre at 10:30 am. He later lay foundation stone of several development projects worth over Rs1780 crore […]

Edited By : Divya Richa | Updated: Mar 24, 2023 11:47 IST
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PM Modi Varanasi visit: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday will visit Varanasi to lay foundation stone of many development projects worth over Rs 1780 crores.

Prime Minister Modi will address One world TB Summit at Rudrakash Convention Centre at 10:30 am. He later lay foundation stone of several development projects worth over Rs1780 crore at Sampurnanand Sanskrit University ground.

On World Tuberculosis Day, the Prime Minister will speak at the One Global TB Summit. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) and the Stop TB Partnership are organising this conference.

The Stop TB Partnership, founded in 2001, is a United Nations-hosted organisation that raises the voices of people, communities, and countries affected by tuberculosis.

The Prime Minister will inaugurate several initiatives during the occasion, including the TB-Mukt Panchayat programme, the official pan-India deployment of a shorter TB Preventative Treatment (TPT), and a family-centric TB care model.

The Stop TB Partnership, founded in 2001, is a United Nations-hosted organisation that raises the voices of people, communities, and countries affected by tuberculosis.

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The Prime Minister will inaugurate several initiatives during the occasion, including the TB-Mukt Panchayat programme, the official pan-India deployment of a shorter TB Preventative Treatment (TPT), and a family-centric TB care model.

The Prime Minister will also recognise specific States/UTs and Districts for their efforts to eradicate tuberculosis.

During the End TB Summit in New Delhi in March 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged India to meet TB-related SDG targets by 2025, five years ahead of schedule.

The One Global TB Conference will provide an opportunity to further discuss the targets as the country works to accomplish its TB elimination goals.

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It will also provide an opportunity to share lessons learned from National TB Eradication Programs. Foreign delegations from around 30 nations are slated to be present at the summit.

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First published on: Mar 24, 2023 07:15 AM IST

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