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Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme
Tuberculosis is one of the very old diseases known. It is a major health problem in developing World. Problem is worsening due to HIV/AIDS and increase in MDR TB cases throughout the world. National TB Control Programme was started in 1962 and later on converted to Revised National TB Control Programme. In HP RNTCP started from district Hamirpur as pilot project in 1995, whole of the state was covered by 2002. Programmatic Management of Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (PMDT) programme for treatment of Multi Drug Resistant (MDR) TB started in 2011 in HP.