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 2017-18:
A. Cataract Surgery During the year 2017-18
Name of District
Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Total
West 407 548 681 420 609 320 442 641         4068
Gomati 15 29 23 24 16 13 16 31         167
Unakoti 52 98 111 45 95 64 36 20         521
Dhalai 56 26 86 44 60 26 68 89         455
North Tripura 72 127 120 50 51 40 40 81         581
State Total 602 828 1021 583 831 463 602 862         5792
Total No. of camp=139                

B. School Eye Screening During the year 2017-18
Name of District
Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Total
No. of Teachers Trained               17         17
No. of Student Screened 1751 1418 1183 3643 5822 3362 2762 7550         27481
Refractive Error 37 139 57 218 154 141 441 314         1501
Provided Glass (free of cost) 06 35 03   43 25 25 34         187
No. of school covered 09 13 23 34 57 22 22 69         257

C. Tele- Ophthalmology
Months
Active center Patients Refraction Glass Prescribed Ref. to IGM Hospital
April to Nov 2017 40 97125 49308 32672 4782

 

D. Eye Donation

Months
Eyes collected Eyes utilized
Apr  to Nov'17    


E. 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