By TC News Desk
Agartala, September 06, 2022: The foundation stone for the new building of the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) in the state has been virtually unveiled by the union Health and Family Welfare minister Dr Mansukh Mandavya from New Delhi on Tuesday morning.
In this virtual event, Education Minister Ratanlal Nath and MLA Krishnadhan Das were present. The virtual foundation stone laying ceremony was attended by Dr Radha Debbarma, State Director of Family Welfare and Preventive Medicine, besides CPWD representatives.
Notably, the foundation stone of NCDC’s new building in Tripura along with six other states of the country and Arunachal Pradesh in North Eastern Region.It is to be mentioned here that this NCDC will be built on 1.41 acres of land in Sipaipara, Mohanpur under West Tripura district and an amount of Rs 11 crore and 97 lakh will be spent while CPWD is responsible for the construction of the new building.
Facilities to be provided by the new NCDC centre include- diagnosis, monitoring, research, public health awareness, and emergency health services. In providing health services, various opportunities are available including monitoring of 33 communicable diseases.