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 City Name   AQI Value 
Delhi 100
Ghaziabad 99
Gurugram 50
Noida 81

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Division of Microbiology - AMR

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Officers in the Division:

 

S.No.

Officer Name

Designation

Qualification

Official phone

Official Email ID

1.

Dr Lata Kapoor

Division

In-charge & Joint Director

MBBS, MD

01123935531

lata.kapoor@gov.in

2.

Dr Madhumita Barua

Assistant Director

MBBS, MD

Nil

madhumita.barua@ncdc.gov.in

2

Dr Trupti Shende

Assistant Director

MBBS, MD

Nil

drtrupti.19@ncdc.gov.in

 

National programme implemented/coordinated though division:

 

Sr. No

National programme

Official Email ID

1

National Programme for Containment of Antimicrobial Resistance

amrsurveillance@gmail.com

2.

National action plan on Antimicrobial Resistance (NAP-AMR)

napamrindia@gmail.com

 

 

Laboratories/ Units under division -                                                                    

  1. Aerobic Bacteriology Laboratory                                               
  2. Diarrheal Disease Laboratory
  3. Media Room
  4. Medical Mycology Laboratory
  5. Water Bacteriology Laboratory
  6. National Reference Laboratory for the National Programme on AMR Containment

 

Activities undertaken in the division –

 

 

 

 

  1. Laboratory investigation of outbreaks
  2. Referral diagnostic services for bacterial infections
  3. Referral diagnostic testing for fungal infections
  4. Bacteriological testing of drinking water
  5. Conduct training programmes/workshops for capacity building

 

Activities under the National Programme on Containment of AMR –

  1. Coordinate the National Programme on AMR Containment (for details of the programme see https://ncdc.gov.in/index1.php?lang=1&level=1&sublinkid=145&lid=74)
  2. As National Reference laboratory for the National Programme on AMR Containment, confirmation of 1% of isolates from network sites, confirmation of AMR alert strains submitted by the network sites.
  3. Conduct trainings for AMR network sites on AST techniques (Micro-broth dilution) and WHONET data management.
  4. Provide onsite support to AMR surveillance network sites.
  5. Coordinate/conduct awareness campaigns/activities regarding AMR for general community and healthcare professionals

 

Coordinate various activities related to implementation of National action plan on AMR

  1. On behalf of MoHFW, coordinate with other ministries for implementation of NAP-AMR
  2. Organize meetings of CWG-AMR and TAG-AMR committees
  3. Coordinate International collaborations on AMR Containment
  4. Coordinate with WHO and CDC-India for AMR containment related activities

 

Achievements-

  • National Coordinating Centre for Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)  Surveillance and Containment
  • National coordinating Centre for giving AMR data to Global Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System (GLASS)

 

Current Research projects –

  1. Evaluation of stool sample of healthy children under 15 years of age for the presence of antimicrobial sensitivity profile of the normal flora

 

 Guidelines developed –

  1. Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) Surveillance of Priority Bacterial Pathogens under National AMR Surveillance Network

 

  1. Internal Quality Control (IQC) Antimicrobial Susceptibility Tests Using Disk Diffusion -National Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Surveillance Network, NCDC.

 

  1. Guidance for Submission of AMR Surveillance Isolate for External Quality Assessment and Reporting Emerging AMR Alerts - National Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Surveillance Network, NCDC.