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 2016-17:
A. Cataract Surgery During the year 2016-17
Name of District
Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Total
West 557 584 524 514 507 474 351 555 640 400 435   5541
South 31 35 31 12 10 07 08 52 37 45 26   294
North 89 126 194 156 105 145 79 107 62 68 88   1219
Dhalai 75 64 52 59 56 64 42 55 46 40 34   587
State Total 752 809 801 741 678 690 480 769 785 553 583   7641
Total No. of camp=166                

B. School Eye Screening During the year 2016-17
Name of District
Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Total
No. of Teachers Trained       09                 09
No. of Student Screened 2042 871 3735 6250 4845 4388 2771 1939 895 2418 2817   32971
Refractive Error 162 51 140 283 107 96 81 76 37 78 106   1217
Provided Glass (free of cost) 05 08 154 22 13 26 03 16 13 16 20   296
No. of school covered 17 10 45 66 35 39 30 22 04 19 20   307

C. Tele- Ophthalmology
Months
Active center Patients Refraction Glass Prescribed Ref. to IGM Hospital
Apr to Feb 40 81816 37392 17789 4165

 

D. Eye Donation

Months
Eyes collected Eyes utilized
Apr to Feb 06 06


E. Staff With Designation

Sl No.

Staff Designation

Name

Place of posting

Mobile  No.

Monthly salary

 

Ophthalmic Assistant

     

 

1

Sri Goutam Deb

Sanichara PHC

8974280633/

12,000.00

2

Smt. Malabika Singh

Panisagar PHC

8794880794/9862787327

12,000.00

3

Smt. Sunanda Chakma

Jampui PHC

9863998159/8730051490

12,000.00

4

Smt. Jayashree Dey

Narsingar PHC

9089185168

12,600.00

5

Smt. Sucheta Chakraborty

Anandanagar PHC

9862779213/

12,600.00

6

Smt. Tamalika Debnath

Mandai PHC

9862108815/

12,000.00

7

Smt. Smriti Lata DebBarma

Tulasikhar PHC

9774146964/

12,000.00

8

Smt. Nivedita Neogi

Kalyanpur PHC

9862393473/9436340575

12,000.00

9

Smt. Sharmistha Das Roy

Bishramganj PHC

9436580689/

12,000.00

10

Smt. Paramita Singha Roy

Dhanpur PHC

8974910956/9863315199

12,000.00

11

Smt. Piyali Rudra Paul

Boxanagar PHC

9774525261/

12,000.00

12

Sri Suman Sarkar

Nutanbazar PHC

9402101172/

12,000.00

13.

Smt. Sangita Sutradhar

Karbook PHC

9402352940/8884301788

12,000.00

14

Sri Sourav Chakraborty

Niharnagar PHC

9862694509/8794966961

12,000.00

15

Sri Ashim Chowdhury

Julaibari PHC

9615836378/9863848001

12,000.00

16

Sri Jayanta Das

Srinagar PHC

7085386899

12,000.00

17

Smt. Jhumi Debbarma

Jagabandhupara PHC

8119830552

12,000.00

18

Sri James Debbarma

Nakashipara PHC

8974811235/

12,000.00

19

Smt. Sayani Deb

Marachara PHC

8794977247/

12,000.00

20

Smt. Manali Das

82 Mile PHC

8974763181/

12,000.00

21

Smt. Ipsa Deb

Ambassa PHC

8794761648/9436180935

12,000.00

22

Smt. Debalina Das

Fatikray PHC

9612213329/8759571973

12,000.00

23

Sri Shibu Das

Kanchanbari PHC

8794680356/8257845609

12,000.00

24

Smt. Sanjana Debbarma

Machmara PHC

8575204590/9436510537

12,000.00

25

Smt. Laxmi Mishra

Pecharthal PHC

8974638044/

12,600.00

26

Data Entry Operator

Sri Amit Debbarma

DBCP,Dhalai, Kulai

9774675867

8,000.00

27

Sri Dibakar Sarkar

DBCP, North, Unakoti Dist. Hosp.

9774857072

8,000.00

28

Sri Parthajit Lodh

DBCP, South, TSD  Hosp., Udaipur

8794760270

8,000.00

29

Sri Pradyut Narayan Chakraborty

DBCP, West,

IGM Hospital

9436333700/9790403898

8,000.00

30

Smt. Paramita Saha

SPO,NPCB

9862779134

12,600.00

31

Eye Donation Counselor

Sri Dipak Purkayastha

Eye Bank, IGM

8974424758

15,000.00

32.

Sri Shyamal Tripura

AGMC & GBP

9436378689

15,000.00

33.

Administrative Asstt.

Sri Lakshman Banik

SPO,NPCB

7085915166

12,600.00