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District Blindness Control Society


CHAIRMAN

:

DISTRICT COLLECTOR

MEMBER SECRETARY

:

Dr.S.V.Chandra Kumar.M.S.D.O

DISTRICT PROGRAMME MANAGER / CHIEF OPHTHALMIC SURGEON ,MEDICAL COLLAGE HOSPITAL,
TUTICORIN

OFFICE

:

TUTICORIN MEDICAL COLLEGE HOSPITAL CAMPUS
TUTICORIN – 3

Phone No

:

0461 – 2330007

DATE OF REG

:

49/91 DT.30.07.1991


The primary objects of the Blindness Control Society have been defined as follows:


  • To organize free eye camps in every month with the co-ordination of the P.M.O.A’s and with the approved voluntary organization regularly and periodically.
  • With the available funds received from the government the following actions are been carried out.
    • Purchase of drugs, instruments for the use of the medical college hospital, tuticorin, GOVT district head quarter hospital Kovilpatti and Govt hospital Tiruchendur as and when they require and indented.
    • Eligible cataract affected persons are motivated and brought to the the medical college hospital, tuticorin, GOVT district head quarter hospital Kovilpatti and Govt hospital Tiruchendur for free eye operations.
    • For the patients brought for free eye operations the expenses towards transport accommodation, diet all are free and free IOL lens are also been paid by this society.
    • On every Thursday with the co operations of the public health staff screening up school children’s for eye defects are been conducted and free spectacles are issue to the children belongs to below poverty line.
    • To organize free eye campus for every month as a hole for the year permission are given to the following approved voluntary originations periodically.
      • Arvind Eye Hospital ,Tirunelveli
      • Sankara Eye Hospital,Krishankoil
      • Bejansings Eye Hospital,Nagarcoil
    • Reimbursement amount are been paid to the above voluntary originations to meet Out their expenses towards transport, publicity and lens.(For IOL operations Rs.625/- and for Cataract operation Rs.500/- each case.)
    • Periodical monthly review meetings are been conducted to Eyes Surgeons P.M.O.A’s and NGO’s regarding their performances regularly at Medical collage hospital.
    • Periodical review meeting once in three months are being conducted by the District Collector regarding to monitoring the district performances.
    • To create awareness among the people regarding Blindness Control by means of advertisement in news paper and local cables.
    • All periodical reports like monthly, quarterly and annual report prepared and submitted to the Mission Director N.R.H.M, Chennai, Project Director State Blindness Control Society,Chennai , Director of Medical Services, chennai and District Collector, Tuticorin in due time.
    • DPM and Co-oridinator attended the review meetings once in three months conducted by the Mission Director N.R.H.M and Project Director,Chennai and actions are been taken according their guidelines for further better performance
    • Good co-operation with the Collector ,Joint Director Health Services, Deputy Director of Health Services Tuticorin & Kovilpatti and other District Revenue officials are being taken to control Blindness in this District.
    • By involving Panchayat Union Chairman’s, Town Panchayat Presidents and other political leaders to this program to create awareness among the people.
    • By involving the District Educational officer and other Related officials and with the help of voluntary organizations awareness are being created among the people by media activities
  • STAFF POSITION
    • District Programme Manager - 1
    • District Co oridinator - 1
    • Driver - 1
    • Grief Counselor - 1
    • Computer Operator - 1

    The Salary and other allowances are met by District Blindness Control Society funds.

  • All actions are being carried out by the guidelines of the District Collector and Joint Director of health Services.
  • TARGET AND ACHIEVEMENTS 2006-2007 TO 31.03.2013

  • S.No

    YEAR

    TARGETS

    ACHIEVEMENTS

    PERCENTAGE

    1

    2006-2007

    9500

    10045

    105

    2

    2007-2008

    10000

    10381

    104

    3

    2008-2009

    14000

    9493

    69

    4

    2009-2010

    14000

    9609

    69

    5

    2010-2011

    14000

    10296

    74

    6

    2012-2013

    13000

    13046

    100

  • FINANICAL PERFORMANCE(UPTO 31.03.2013)
  • YEAR

    ALLOTMENT

    EXPENDITURE INCURRED

    2006-2007

    1926402

    1685661

    2007-2008

    2108734

    2040329

    2008-2009

    5267327

    4282632

    2009-2010

    3962506

    3339668

    2010-2011

    3579546

    3369642

    2011-2012 3865829 3743463
    2012-2013 2920000 2570916
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