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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Varanasi Branch



Full Mailing Address:

Varanasi Branch,
National Centre for Disease Control,
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare


Head of the Division:


Dr. Prateek Kumar Singh
Medical Officer
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Other Staff in the Division



Sh. Awanindra Dwivedi
M.Sc. (Applied Microbiology)
Research Assistant
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Sh. Anukesh Singh
B.Sc. (Bot./Zoo.)
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Sh. Indrajeet
Insect Collector
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Sh.Lalloo Ram
Insect Collector
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Sh. Suresh Chand
8th Pass
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Sh. Ram Jatan
6th Pass
Field Worker
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Sh. Awadhesh Narayan Singh
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Sh. Dheeraj Kumar

Sh. Lallu Prasad
8th Pass
Animal Attendant
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Sh. Haridas
5th Pass
Animal Attendant
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Mandate of the Division

  1. Manpower development: Training Programme on Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis (LF) for Filaria Inspectors/Technicians (Ten days) & Medical Officers/Biologists (Five days).
  2. Operational Research to support National Programme of Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis.
  3. Support to Integrated Disease Surveillance Project (IDSP) in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
  4. Outbreak investigation of various communicable diseases in the state of Uttar Pradesh and other states as per the directions of NCDC HQ.
  5. Services to Public Health: Weekly Night and Day Filaria clinic and Lymphoedema Management Clinic. Night Blood Smear examination for detection of asymptomatic microfilariae (mf) carriers in rural/urban areas.
  6. Entomological surveillance for prevention and control of vector borne diseases.
  7. Support to state government of Uttar Pradesh in COVID-19 screening and contact tracing of International passengers at LBSI Airport, Varanasi.
  8. To act as Nodal Officer for YEP surveillance in Sonbhadra & Mirzapur Districts of U.P.


Details of projects/programmes/research activities

  1. Collaboration with BHU faculties for Research activities in the field of Lymphatic Filariasis.
  2. Research projects:

A. Completed: 1. Assessment of prevalence and intensity of Soil Transmitted Helminths (STH) among pregnant women and school children.

B. Scientific publications:

  1. “Lymphatic Filarial Serum Proteome Profiling for identification and characterization of Diagnostic Biomarkers” accepted for publication in PLOS ONE (in press) (NCBI PubMed indexed, Impact Factor 3.24).