Department of Microbiology organised an event on World TB day on 24th of March 2018 in the Saveetha Dental College and Hospital premises with the motto “Wanted: Leaders for a TB free World. You can make history. End TB”. The faculties organized an awareness campaign towards the tuberculosis threat among the faculties, visiting patients, technical staff and class IV servants. Banners and posters were displayed at various places in the college with the information about the motto for the year 2018, pathogenesis, treatment regimens, incidence rates and resistant scenario of TB.Also there was a guest lecture on TB awareness and epidemiology  by Dr.Bella Devaleenal,MBBS,DLO,MPH, Scientist, National Institute of Research in Tuberculosis [NIRT-ICMR]. Dr.A.S.Smiline Girija gave the introductory note about the scientific forum and welcomed the peer group. The speaker made a vibrant note on the recent strategies of TB treatment, prevention measures and the novel governmental plans to stop TB spread in the community. The highly interactive and informative session was ended with the vote of thanks by Mr.N.P.Muralidharan and Dr.R.V.Geetha felicitated the speaker with a memento.