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Air Pollution Data from CPCB

 City Name   AQI Value 
Delhi 51
Ghaziabad 39
Gurugram 107
Noida 71

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Enterovirus Division

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Enterovirus Division

 

 

 

Full Mailing Address:

Enterovirus Division,

National Centre for Disease Control,

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

 

 

Head of the Division:

 

Dr. Charu Prakash

MBBS, MD, DNB, MPH (Harvard University)

Consultant (HAG)

Email ID- charu.prakash@gov.in

 

*Other Officers in the Division

 

 

Dr. Purva Pankaj Sarkate

MBBS, MD, DHM

Deputy Director

Email ID- purva.pankaj@gov.in

 

 

Dr. Purbasha Bera

MBBS, MD

Deputy Director

Email ID- purbasha.bera@ncdc.gov.in

 

 

Sh. Suresh Chandra

B.Sc.

Assistant Research Officer

Email ID- sureshchandra244@gmail.com

 

 

*Other Staff in the Division

 

 

Dr. Usha Gupta

Ph.D.

Research Assistant

Email ID- guptaushaa@gmail.com

 

 

Dr. Ishwar Singh

Ph.D.

Technician

Email ID- dr.ishwar@ncdc.gov.in

 

 

Sh. R. Vishnu Raj Pillai

B.Sc. (H)

Technician

Email ID- r.vishnu@ncdc.gov.in

 

 

Sh. Deepesh

M.Sc.

Technician

Email ID- deepesh.sagar@dbt.nic.in

 

 

Sh. Bijender Kumar

12th

Laboratory Assistant

Email ID- bijenderk262@gmail.com

 

 

Sh. Harish Kumar

12th

Laboratory Attendant

Email ID- harishncdc@gmail.com

 

 

Mandate of the Division:

 

  1. To carry out Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP) Surveillance for Delhi and neighboring states.
  2. To carry out Environmental Surveillance for Polioviruses (EPS) for Delhi and neighboring states.
  3. To continue with a robust Quality Management System and maintain Accreditation status of the laboratories.
  4. The continue Measles and Rubella Surveillance for Delhi and neighboring states.
  5. To provide diagnostic support for investigation of other viruses such as Parvo Virus B-19, Varicella Zoster Virus, Mumps Virus, Adeno Virus, Enteroviruses and Epstein Barr Virus.
  6. To carry out Environmental Surveillance for COVID-19.

 

 

Research projects and Publications (With website link):

 

  1. Kaundal N, Sarkate P, Prakash C, Rishi N. Comparison of ELISA and dual stage real time RT-PCR to differentiate Sabin like and non-Sabin like poliovirus isolates. Virusdisease. 2017 Jun;28(2):141-145.
  2. Kaundal N, Sarkate P, Prakash C, Rishi N. Environmental surveillance of polioviruses with special reference to L20B cell line. Virusdisease. 2017 Dec;28(4):383-389.
  3. Sarkate PP, Bera P, Kaundal N, Lovekesh, Sood S, Singh SK, Prakash C. Sewage Analysis as a Tool for Environmental Surveillance of SARS-CoV-2: Experience from Delhi, India. J Commun Dis. 2021; 53(2): 1-13.