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Table 2 Profile of Poor, Backward and Tribal districts, RNTCP programme

From: Addressing poverty through disease control programmes: examples from Tuberculosis control in India

S No State Districts (n) Districts
1. Arunachal Pradesh 3 Changlang **,Lohit **,Tirap †
2. Bihar 32 Araria **,Aurangabad-BI **,Banka, **,Begusarai **,
Bhagalpur **,Bhojpur **,Darbhanga **,Gaya **,
Gopalganj **,Jamui **,Jehanabad **,Kaimur **,
Katihar **,Khagaria **,Kishanganj **,Lakhisarai **,
Madhepura**,Madhubani **,Munger**, Muzaffarpur **,
Nalanda**,Nawada**,Pashchim Champaran **,
Purba Champaran **,Purnia **, Saharsa **,Samastipur **,
Saran **,Sheikhpura **,Sitamarhi **,Supaul **,Vaishali **
3. Chhattisgarh 4 Kawardha **, Koriya **, Raigarh-CG **, Surguja †
4. D & N Haveli 1 Dadra & Nagar Haveli †
5. Haryana 2 Kaithal **, Mewat **
6. Himachal Pradesh 1 Hamirpur-HP **
7. Jharkhand 19 Chatra **, Deoghar **, Dumka **,Giridih **,Godda **, Gumla†, Hazaribagh**,Jamtara**,Khunti†,Kodarma**,Lathehar **,
Pakaur **,Palamu **,Purbi Singhbhum †,Ramgarh**,
Ranchi †,Sahibganj **,Saraikela-Kharsawan **,Simdega **
8. Karnataka 3 Bidar **,Gulbarga **, Yadgiri **
9. Madhya Pradesh 24 Alirajpur†,Balaghat**,Barwani†,Betul**,Burhanpur**, Chhatarpur**,Chhindwara**,Damoh **, Dhar †, Dindori †,
Harda**,Hoshangabad**,Jhabua†,Khandwa**,
Khargone**,Mandla †, Narsinghpur **,Panna **,Raisen **,
Sagar **,Sehore **, Seoni **,Tikamgarh **,Vidisha **
10. Maharashtra 11 Aurangabad-MH **,Bid **,Buldana **,Gadchiroli **
Hingoli **,Jalna **,Latur **,Nanded **,Osmanabad **
Parbhani **,Yavatmal **
11. Orissa 10 Balangir **,Gajapati †,Kalahandi **,Kandhamal †,Koraput †, Mayurbhanj †,Nabarangapur†,Nuapada†, Rayagada†,
Sundargarh †
12. Rajasthan 2 Banswara †,Dungarpur †
13. Sikkim 2 South Sikkim **,West Sikkim **
14. Uttar Pradesh 26 Bahraich **,Banda **,Barabanki **,Basti **,Bijnor **
Budaun **,Fatehpur **,Hamirpur-UP **,Hardoi **
Jalaun**,Jhansi**,Jyotiba Phule Nagar**,
Kanpur Dehat **,Lalitpur **,Maharajganj **,Mahoba **,
Mau **,Moradabad **,Pilibhit **,Pratapgarh **,
Rae Bareli **,Sant Kabir Nagar **,Shravasti **,
Siddharthnagar **,Sitapur **,Unnao **
15. West Bengal 4 Darjiling **,Jalpaiguri **,Koch Bihar **,Maldah **
  Total 144  
  1. **- Poor and backward districts, † - Poor, backward and tribal district;
  2. Data source--RNTCP Performance report, Q1 2011