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Blindness control schemes

Ques for Mains - "India has the largest burden of global blindness –about 3.5 million with 30,000 new cases being added each year", Critically comment. Describe the measures should be taken by the government to deal with the same issue. Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Health Minister, has decided to review the progress of the National Programme for Control of Blindness (NPCB) with a view to toning up its implementation. NPCB was launched in 1976 as a 100 percent Centrally- funded scheme with a goal to Continue reading →