NATIONAL PROGRAMME FOR CONTROL OF BLINDNESS (NPCB)

Overall Objective:
Reducing prevalence and burden of avoidable blindness by 2020 by adopting strategies advocated for Vision 2020: The Right to Sight.

Goals & Objective:
The goals and objectives of the programme and so the society is aimed towards:
  • Providing high quality of eye care services to the affected population.
  • Expanding coverage of eye care services to the underserved areas.
  • Reducing the backlog of blindness by identifying and providing services to the affected population; and
  • Developing institutional capacity for eye care services by providing support for equipment and material and training personnel.
Activities:
Following activities are being covered:
  • Cataract Surgery
  • School Eye Screening Programme
  • IEC Activities
  • Eye Banking activities
  • Developing of infrastructures for IOL facilities
Present sinerio:
  • No of District Blindness Control Programme = 04 Nos.
    • DBCP West, Ph no-(0381)231-3649
    • DBCP North, Ph no-(03824) 232307
    • DBCP South, Ph no-(0381) 226602
    • DBCP Dhalai,
  • Hospitals where tertiary eye care service available Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital
  • Hospitals where Phaco surgeries are done
    • Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital
    • Agartala Government Medical College and Gobinda Ballab Panth Hospital
    • Rajib Gandhi Memorial Hospital
  • Hospitals where Cataract Surgery & IOL implantation facilities available
    • Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital
    • Agartala Government Medical College and Gobinda Ballab Panth Hospital
    • Rajib Gandhi Memorial Hospital
    • Tripura Sundari District Hospital
    • Kulai District Eye Hospital
    • Khowai Sub-divisional Hospital
    • Melaghar Sub-divisional Hospital
    • Sabroom Sub-divisional Hospital
    • Amarpur Sub-divisional Hospital
    • Kanchanpur Sub-divisional Hospital
  • Eye Bank IGM Hospital, Ph no-2320059
  • No. of Eye Surgeons (Govt.Sector) = 17(seventeen) nos.
  • No. of Ophthalmic Assistant = 26(twenty six) nos.
  • No. of Vision Centers =17(seventeen) nos.
  • No. of Tele-ophthalmology units
Total 40(forty) nos of tele-ophthalmology units are functioning in all the 40(forty) blocks of Tripura.
 

Physical & Financial Achievement for the year 2018-19:
A. Cataract Surgery During the year 2018-19

                                                                                                                                                                                    Target:- 12,214 Cat. Opts.

Name of District
Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Total
West 501 721 629 581 607 442 295 - - - - - 3776
Gomati 12 18 10 15 03 19 04 - - - - - 81
Unakoti 52 118 - - - - - - - - - - 170
Dhalai 62 79 53 53 - - 20 - - - - - 288
North Tripura 84 61 68 68 83 94 54 - - - - - 536
State Total 711 997 760 762 693 555 373 - - - - - 4851
Total No. of camp=116                

 


B. School Eye Screening During the year 2018-19                                                                                                                  Target:- 50,000
Name of District
Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Total
No. of Teachers Trained - - - - - - - - - - -

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No. of Student Screened 2290 2919 3183 2366 1835 949 1100 - - - - - 14642
Refractive Error 50 94 108 77 89 24 33 - - - - - 475
Provided Glass (free of cost) 29 134 376 95 526 125 50 - - - - - 1335
No. of school covered 20 25 32 28 23 12 15 - - - - - 155

 

                                                                                                                       
C. Tele- Ophthalmology

Months
Active center Patients Refraction Glass Prescribed Ref. to IGM Hospital Free glass dis.
April to October 2018 44 69279 31117 17403 3387 860

 


 

D. Eye Donation

Months
Eyes collected Eyes utilized
Apr to Aug 2018 - -


E. Financial achievement

2017-18 (upto Dec,17) 33,98,631/- 1,00,00,000/- 1,33,98,631/- 93,66,109/- 40,32,522/-

F. Staff With Designation

Sl No.

Staff Designation

Name

Place of posting

Mobile  No.

Monthly salary

 

Ophthalmic Assistant

     

1

Sri Goutam Deb

Dharmanagar SDH

8974280633/

12,600.00

2

Smt. Malabika Singh

Panisagar PHC

8794880794/9862787327

12,600.00

3

Smt. Sunanda Chakma

Kanchanpur SDH

9863998159/8730051490

12,600.00

4

Smt. Jayashree Dey

Narsingar PHC

9089185168

15,215.00

5

Smt. Sucheta Chakraborty

Anandanagar PHC

9862779213/

15,215.00

6

Smt. Tamalika Debnath

Mandai PHC

9862108815/

12,600.00

7

Smt. Smriti Lata DebBarma

Tulasikhar PHC

9774146964/

12,600.00

8

Smt. Nivedita Neogi

Kalyanpur PHC

9862393473/9436340575

12,600.00

9

Smt. Sharmistha Das Roy

Bishramganj PHC

9436580689/

12,600.00

10

Smt. Paramita Singha Roy

Nalua  PHC

8974910956/9863315199

12,600.00

11

Smt. Piyali Rudra Paul

Boxanagar PHC

9774525261/

12,600.00

12

Sri Suman Sarkar

Nutanbazar PHC

9402101172/

12,600.00

13.

Smt. Sangita Sutradhar

Karbook PHC

9402352940/8884301788

12,600.00

14

Sri Sourav Chakraborty

Sabroom SDH

9862694509/8794966961

12,600.00

15

Sri Ashim Chowdhury

Santirbazar SDH

9615836378/9863848001

12,600.00

16

Sri Jayanta Das

Srinagar PHC

7085386899

12,600.00

17

Smt. Jhumi Debbarma

Jagabandhupara PHC

8119830552

12,600.00

18

Sri James Debbarma

Nakashipara PHC

8974811235/

12,600.00

19

Smt. Sayani Deb

Marachara PHC

8794977247/

12,600.00

20

Smt. Manali Das

82 Mile PHC

8974763181/

12,600.00

21

Smt. Ipsa Deb

Ambassa PHC

8794761648/9436180935

12,600.00

22

Smt. Debalina Das

Fatikray PHC

9612213329/8759571973

12,600.00

23

Sri Shibu Das

Kanchanbari PHC

8794680356/8257845609

12,600.00

24

Smt. Sanjana Debbarma

Pecharthal PHC

8575204590/9436510537

12,600.00

25

Smt. Laxmi Mishra

Madhupur  PHC

8974638044/

15,215.00

26

Data Entry Operator

Sri Amit Debbarma

DBCP,Dhalai, Kulai

9774675867

8,400.00

27

Sri Dibakar Sarkar

DBCP, North, Unakoti Dist. Hosp.

9774857072

8,400.00

28

Sri Parthajit Lodh

DBCP, South, TSD  Hosp., Udaipur

8794760270

8,400.00

29

Sri Pradyut Narayan Chakraborty

DBCP, West,

IGM Hospital

9436333700/9790403898

8,000.00

30

Smt. Paramita Saha

SPO,NPCB

9862779134

15,877.00

31

Eye Donation Counselor

Sri Dipak Purkayastha

Eye Bank, IGM

8974424758

15,750.00

32.

Sri Shyamal Tripura

AGMC & GBP

9436378689

15,750.00

33.

Administrative Asstt.

Sri Lakshman Banik

SPO,NPCB

7085915166

15,877.00