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Ghaziabad 58
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Bengaluru Branch

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Full Mailing Address:

NCDC, Bengaluru branch,

2nd Floor Hosakerehalli BMTC

Bus Stand BSK 3RD Stage Bangalore – 560085

Telephone: 080-23446723

 

Head of the Division:

   

Dr.Rajesh L Kademani

MBBS

Sr.Regional Director ROHFW Bengaluru

& Officer Incharge, NCDC, Bengaluru

Email ID: jd.blr-ncdc@gov.in

 

 

Mr.ANOK MELVIN MARSHALL

M.Sc,M.Phil

RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Email ID- anok.melvin@ncdc.gov.in

 

 

Mrs.SRILATHA.K.P

M.Sc

RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Email ID- srilatha.kp@ncdc.gov.in

 

 

Mrs.MALINI.M

M.Sc

LAB ASSISTANT

 

 

 

Mr.SHIVAKUMAR.S.TITTI

M.Sc

LAB ASSISTANT

 

 

Mr.JOSHUA.J.G

B.com, (M.com)

LOWER DIVISION CLERK

Email ID- joshua.jg@ncdc.gov.in

 

 

 Details of Laboratories/Units:

Laboratories/ units under the branch: NCDC, Bengaluru Branch

  Lab/Unit name: Plague Surveillance Unit

 Officer in Charge of Lab/Unit: Dr.Rajesh L Kademani, Sr.Regional Director ROHFW Bengaluru

 and Officer In-charge, NCDC, Bengaluru

 

Mandate of the Branch:

  • Plague surveillance in Erstwhile Plague endemic states and at International Seaports of the country.
  • Coordination with plague endemic States and International Seaports of the country.
  • functions as state Sentinel lab for Dengue/ Chikungunya testing.
  • Investigation of disease out-breaks occurring in the region.
  • Co-ordination with functioning of IDSP in Karnataka state.
  • Training of health Professionals.

Activities under taken in the branch:

  • Coordination with the endemic state Plague Control Units & International Seaports for Plague Surveillance work
  • Laboratory activities: Plague Bacteriological & Plague Entomology
  • Training conducted by NCDC Bengaluru:
  • Five days training program on plague surveillance was conducted from 12th to 16th September 2022, at NCDC, PSU Bengaluru. A total of 17 participants from State Plague Control Units (SCU) of plague-endemic states have participated in the training program.
  • On-site sensitization and hands-on training on plague surveillance activity were conducted by NCDC Bangalore during the field visit to Plague endemic states and international seaports. A total of 37 staff of various Port health organization/port trusts have been trained during 2022-23
  • Facilitated in conducting WHO training programme on vector borne disease with Emphasis on mosquitoes, ticks & mites’ 12th to 23rd December 2022 at NCDC, Bangalore branch.
  • Yellow fever vector surveillance at International Airport, Bangalore is undertaken during pre-monsoon and post monsoon period.

 

Photographs of the Branch: 

  

  

 

Research projects and Publications (With website link): 

 

Review Article: Chronicle down memory lane: India's sixty years of plague experience: Monil Singhai, Yosman Dhar Shah, Naveen Gupta, Manju Bala, Shubhangi Kulsange, Jyoti Kataria, Sujeet K. Singh; www.journals.elsevier.com/indian-journal-of-medical-microbiology