distributed in district. On 8th October, 2009 (World Eye Sight Day) work has been done to aware public and 6 hoardings are being placed in Major Cities of the State displaying message on mortuaries, cremation grounds, hospitals and other public gathering places for Eye Donation of Eye Donation and Other Eye Diseases.
With the help of Eye Banks out of which 3 are Govt. (Principal Medical college Amritsar, Faridkot & Patiala) and 2 are Private ( Punorjot Eye Bank Regd. & Shri Guru Harkrishan Charitable Trust, Sohana (Mohali) public awareness camp has been organized for Eye Donation. To aware public regarding Eye diseases like Glaucoma and Diabetic Retinopathy celebration was done by Punorjot Eye Bank Society, Ludhiana on 12th March 2010.
Equipments will be purchased by PHSC according to the demand received from Govt. Medical College Amritsar (RIO) and Govt. Medical College, Patiala as per list of equipments supplied by GOI.
6 Batches of PMOAs were deputed for training held by Govt. of India at Chittarkut.
Recurring GIA to District Health Society for NGOs for per performing free cataract operation and other Intra-ocular Surgeries determined by following table:-
Drugs and consumable
Organization & Publicity
& additional Consumables
Grant-in-Aid for NGOs for management of other Eye Disease (other than Cataract) like Diabetic Retinopathy, Glaucoma Management, Laser Techniques, Corneal Transplantation, Vitreoretinal Surgery, Treatment of Childhood Blindness etc. is Rs. 1000 per case.