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:

  • 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:

  • 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 = 06 Nos.
    • DBCP West, Ph no-(0381)231-3649
    • DBCP North, Ph no-(03824) 232307
    • DBCP South, Ph no-(0381) 226602
    • DBCP Dhalai
    • DBCP Unakoti
    • DBCP Gomati
  • Hospitals where tertiary eye care service available Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital
  • Hospitals where Phaco surgeries are done are as follows-
    • 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

    Cataract Surgery During the year 2020-21:

    District
    Apr
    May
    June
    July
    Aug
    Sept
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    Total
    West
    -
    106 
    300 
    235 
    181
    112
    144
    393
    -
    -
    -
    -
    1471
    Gomati
    -
    -
    06
    -
    -
    05
    01
    12
    -
    -
    -
    -
    24
    Unakoti
    -
    -
    01
    -
    04
    03
    -
    08
    -
    -
    -
    -
    16
    Dhalai
    -
    -
    -
    -
    04
    03
    -
    07
    -
    -
    -
    -
    14
    North Tripura
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    South Tripura
    -
    -
    12
    16
    -
    175
    18
    18
    -
    -
    -
    -
    239
    State Total
    -
    106
    319
    251
    189
    298
    163
    438
    -
    -
    -
    -
    1764
  • Total No. of camp=Nil
  • School Eye Screening During the year 2020-21:

    Particulars
    Apr
    May
    June
    July
    Aug
    Sept
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    Total
    No. of Teachers Trained
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    No. of Student Screened
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    Refractive Error
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    Provided Glass (free of cost)
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    No. of school covered
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -

    Tele- Ophthalmology:

    Months Active centre Patients Refraction Glass Prescribed Ref. to IGM Hospital
    April 2020 to November 2020
    44
    27492
    10331
    6616
    1140

    Eye Donation:

    Months
    Eyes collected
    Eyes utilized
    November 2020
    -
    -