Moderator : Prof. Mehendale Presenter : Ranjana. National programme for control of blindness. Introduction . NPCB was launched in the year 1976 as a 100% Centrally Sponsored scheme with the goal to reduce the prevalence of blindness to 0.3% by 2020.
< 6/18 to 6/60 and
Globallyabout 314 million people are visually impaired, 45 million of them are blind.
Projected trends in Global Blindness due to demographic changes to 2020
45 to 76 million (73% increase)
1. To coordinate and monitor with all the District Health Society
2. To conduct regular review meeting with districts in coordination with Centre.
3. To procure equipment and drugs which required in GOI facilities
4. To receive and monitor use of funds, equipments and material from the Government and other agencies.
5. To involve voluntary organization and Private Practitioners providing free/Subsidized eye care services in district.
6. To promote eye donation through various media and monitor the districts for collection and utilization of eyes collected by eye donation centres and eye banks
a. Statement on performance and expenditure
b. Audited Statement of Accounts
c. Utilization Certificate
d. State Annual Action Plan for the current financial year.
product i.e. no. of cataract operations performed.