Within three months of the Prime Minister's intervention, the Government is launching an online portal next month to monitor and track patients affected by a drug-resistant form of tuberculosis.

“A detailed project report has been submitted by the National Informatics Centre to the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. Union Minister Kapil Sibal has approved it and in a review meeting taken by him it was decided to launch the portal by May 15,” said a senior government official.

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