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

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 City Name   AQI Value 
Delhi 183
Ghaziabad 160
Gurugram 202
Noida 162

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Rajahmundry Branch


Full mailing Address:

National Centre for Disease Control,
Telephone:  0883-2475690


Head of the Division:  


Dr. Vikas J. Gode
M.B.B.S., M.D. (P.S.M.)
Deputy Director
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*Other Staff in the Division



D. Rohit
Research Assistant 
M.Sc. (Biochemistry)
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Jagadeesh Gulipalli
M.Sc. (Biochemistry)& Molecular Biology
Research Assistant
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P. Satya Babu
M.Sc. Marine Geology
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Jawahar Lal
B.Com. B.Ed.
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Smt. K. Sailaza
D. Pharmacy, B.Sc.
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P. Venkata Rao
Lab. Asstt.
M.Sc. Biochemistry
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N. Rama Krishna
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K. Gopala Rao
Driver Gr. II
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Ch.V.V.N. Satish
B.Sc. & B.Lisc.
LD Clerk
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K. Sudhakarao


K. Srinivasa Rao
Lab Attendant
10th std.


Smt. K. Naga Laskhmi
Lab. Attdt.



Smt. D. Vara Lakshmi
Animal Attdt.




Mandate of the Division:



  1. Coordinate Training on Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis (LF) for Medical /Para-Medical officials i.e Medical Officers/Biologists, Filaria inspectors/ Technicians Working in NFCP units & Urban Malaria Scheme (UMS).


  1. Carrying out operational research & training to support National for elimination of Lymphatic



  1. Services to Public through weekly Night & Day Filaria Clinic and Lymphoedema Management clinic of filarial patient.


  1. Apart from this other duty like outbreak investigations etc. being carried out as assigned by NCDC, HQ trs, Delhi.



Activities undertaken in the division -



  1. Training course on Lymphatic Filariasis (LF) for Medical Officers /Biologists/District Program officers. (Duration -5 Days)


  1. Training course on Filariology for Filaria lnspectors/Health Inspectors/Technicians. (Duration -10 Days)


  1. Vector Surveillance at point of entry for Vectors of Yellow fever, Dengue, Chikungunya and Malaria at international Air ports/Seaports.


  1. Soil Transmitted Helminthiasis (STH) Prevalence study.


  1. IEC and Morbidity Management and Disability prevention (MMDP) program.


  1. Conducting Filaria Day and Night clinics.


  1. Conducting awareness program on Filariasis to new and old patients and explaining preventive measures to patients and care takers.


  1. Phase III field evaluation of DuraNet LLIN against malaria vector mosquitoes.


  1. Cross checking of Micro Filaria blood smears received from different NFCP units.


Current Research projects


  1. Phase lll field evaluation of DuraNet LLIN against malaria vector mosquitoes. -

(The project has been completed, and the detailed report has been sent to HOD, CME&VM, NCDC, Delhi.)



Publications /Guidelines –


  1. Mukhopadhyay AK, Patnaik SK, Wattal S: Lymphatic Filariasis Survey in social welfare hostels in twin Godavari Districts of Andhra Pradesh. Indian Journal of Pub. Health, Research & Development; 2013(4):279.


  1. Mukhopadhyay AK, A K Hati, W Tamizharasu, P Satya Babu Larvicidal properties of cashew nut shell liquid (Anacardium occidentale L) on immature stages of two mosquito species. Journal Vector Borne Diseases 47(4):257 -60, December, 2010.



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