Government of India National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Department of Health & Family Welfare
National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) - Government of India

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 City Name   AQI Value 
Delhi 339
Ghaziabad 332
Gurugram 329
Noida 326

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Division of Microbiology - AMR


Officers in the Division:



Officer Name



Official phone

Official Email ID


Dr. Manju Bala

Additional Director & HOD



Dr Lata Kapoor


 Joint Director





Dr Madhumita Barua

Assistant Director




Dr Trupti Shende

 Assistant Director  MBBS, MD  Nil


National programme implemented/coordinated though division:


Sr. No

National programme

Official Email ID


National Programme for Containment of Antimicrobial Resistance


National action plan on Antimicrobial Resistance (NAP-AMR)



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
  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



  • 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.