Government of India National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Department of Health & Family Welfare
National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) - Government of India

Air Pollution Data from CPCB

 City Name   AQI Value 
Delhi 247
Ghaziabad 214
Gurugram 192
Noida 236

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Varanasi Branch



Full Mailing Address:

Varanasi Branch,
National Centre for Disease Control,
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare


Head of the Division:



Dr. Awadhesh Kumar Yadav
Chief Medical Officer & OIC
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*Other Staff in the Division



Dr. Prateek Kumar Singh
Medical Officer
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Sh. Vetrivel B.
Deputy Assistant Director (Contractual)
M.Sc. (Public Health Entomology), M.Sc. (Ecology & Environmental Sciences)
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Sh. Awanindra Dwivedi
M.Sc. (Applied Microbiology)
Research Assistant
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Sh. Anukesh Singh
B.Sc. (Bot./Zoo.)
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Sh. Ram Narayan Prajapati
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Sh. Indrajeet
Insect Collector
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Sh. Suresh Chand
8th Pass
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Sh.Lalloo Ram
Insect Collector
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Sh. Ram Jatan
6th Pass
Field Worker
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Sh. Awadhesh Narayan Singh
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Sh. Lallu Prasad
8th Pass
Animal Attendant
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Sh. Haridas
5th Pass
Animal Attendant
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Mandate of the Division:


1.To carry out detailed entomological studies on the presence, distribution, population dynamics of the Kala-azar vector, dynamics of transmission and vector control measures thereof. 2. To undertake detailed parasitological surveys to assess the magnitude of problem in the various affected districts. 3. To recommend suitable drug therapy and vector control strategy. 4. To develop trained manpower for the effective surveillance and control Kala-Azar.


Research projects and Publications (With website link):


Study on Behavior changes of P. argentipes vector of Visceral Leishmaniasis in India.