National TB Elimination Program 2019: Nagaland, Tripura awarded for best performing small states

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National TB Elimination Program 2019: Nagaland, Tripura awarded for best performing small states

Nagaland and Tripura have been awarded for being the best performing small states under National TB elimination programme in the year 2019. This was declared 24 June during the release of the annual TB Report 2020 by Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan.

In the categories of larger states with more than 50 lakh populations, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh were awarded as best performing States. While, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and Daman & Diu were chosen as the best performers in the category of Union Territory.