India to be Tuberculosis free in 2025

Last Modified Tuesday, 13 March 2018 (12:24 IST)
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra on Tuesday said that has set the target of to eradicate TB, five years before the global deadline.

Launching the Free India campaign here, Mr Modi said that while the global target to eradicate the disease is 2030, in India the government has given unto itself the 2025 deadline to meet the objective.Mr Modi maintained that it was in this context that he had written to the state Chief Ministers to work in the spirit of cooperative federalism to achieve the mission.