Revised National TB Control Programme (RNTCP)

Program Officer and Other Employee at State :
1Dr. Santosh GuptaState TB Officer/Joint Director9415027446
2Dr. Rishi Kumar SaxenaDy State TB Officer/Joint Director9415415741
3Dr. Moiz AhmadAssistant Programme Officer9919074752
4Mr. Banwari LalAssistant Programme Officer9453965241
Brief Description about Program :
RNTCP has been implemented in the whole State since 2005 . The Programme provides free diagnostic and drugs to the TB Patients . For robust monitoring and supervision the RNTCP Programme has established four Regional TB Programme Management Units at Agra , Bareilly , Lucknow and Varansi. Diagnosis of MDR TB is being carried out in all the 75 districts through CBNAAT Machines which provides the result in 02 hours only.PMDT has been roll out pan State from 2013 and Bedaquiline has been rolled out from June 2018.

Total Population (in Lakhs)


State TB Training & Demonstration Centre (STDC)


District TB Centres (DTCs)


TB Units (TU)


Designated Microscopy Centres (DMCs)


Intermediate Reference Laboratory (IRL) (please mention names)


IRL Lucknow

IRL Agra

Culture & Drug Sensitivity (C&DST) Labs (excluding IRL) (please mention names)


AMU Aligarh,

BHU Varanasi,

SGPGI Lucknow,

RML IMS Lucknow,

SRMS Bareilly

Liquid Culture Laboratories for 2nd line DST (please mention names)



IRL Lucknow,

IRL Agra

AMU Aligarh

BHU Varanasi

Cartridge Based Nucleic Acid Amplification Testing (CBNAAT) Labs

141 (covering all 75 districts)

Nodal Drug Resistant TB Centre (DRTBC) (MDR TB Wards)


District  Drug Resistant TB Centre (DRTBC) (MDR TB Wards)


Year of Starting  : 2005
Program running in District   : All 75 districts of UP
Program Objective :
  • The National Strategic Plan (2017-25) proposes bold strategies with commensurate resources to rapidly decline TB incidence and mortality in India by 2025, five years ahead of the global End TB targets under Sustainable Development Goals to attain the vision of a TB Free India.
  • Find all Drug sensitive TB and Drug Resistant TB cases with emphasis on reaching TB patients seeking care from private providers and undiagnosed TB in high-risk populations.
  • Initiate and sustain all patients on appropriate anti-TB treatment wherever they seek care, with patient friendly systems and social support.
  • Prevent the emergence of TB in susceptible populations.
  • Build and strengthen enabling policies, empowered institutions, additional human resources with enhanced capacities, and provide adequate financial resources
Program Website :
Vision : TB Free India with zero deaths, disease and poverty due to TB.
Goal : To achieve a rapid decline in burden of TB, morbidity and mortality while working towards elimination of TB in India by 2025.
Key Strategies :
  • Private sector engagement
  • Active Case Finding
  • Drug resistant TB case management.
  • Addressing social determinants including nutrition.
  • Robust Surveillance system
  • Community engagement & Multi-sectoral approach