Department of Medical, Health & Family Welfare


National Programme for Prevention & Control of Deafness (NPPCD)

Program Officer and Other Employee at State :

1 Dr. PK Singh State Programme Officer 9415007687   nppcdup@gmail.com
2 Netrapal State Consultant 9411036668   nppcdup@gmail.com
3 Shikha Dwivedi Programme Assistant 9415400391   nppcdup@gmail.com

Brief Description about Program :

Components of the programme:

Manpower training and development - For prevention, early identification and management of hearing impaired and deafness cases, training would be provided from medical college level specialists (ENT and Audiology) to grass root level workers.

Capacity building – for the district hospital, community health centers and primary health center in respect of ENT/ Audiology infrastructure.

Service provision – Early detection and management of hearing and speech impaired cases and rehabilitation, at different levels of health care delivery system.

Awareness generation through IEC/BCC activities – for early identification of hearing impaired, especially children so that timely management of such cases is possible and to remove the stigma attached to deafness.

Under capacity building the programme districts are getting Sound proof room constructed at district hospital and diagnostic equipments, surgical equipments & instruments for ear surgery. Diagnostic kits for CHC PHC are also provisioned. Training of manpower at state, district & CHC PHC level(ENT Surgeons to Grass root worker).

Existing districts under NPPCD

1 Agra 19 Shahjahanpur
2 Prayagraj 20 Varanasi
3 Aligarh 21 Ballia
4 Azamgarh 22 Deoria
5 Banda 23 Etawah
6 Barabanki 24 Fatehpur
7 Baharaich 25 Gaziabad
8 Basti 26 Hathras
9 Bareilly 27 Jaunpur
10 Ayadhya 28 Lalitpur
11 Gorakhpur 29 Mahoba
12 Jhansi 30 Mathura
13 Kanpur Nagar 31 Mujjafarnagar
14 Lucknow 32 Raibareilly
15 Meerut 33 Rampur
16 Mirzapur 34 Shrawasti
17 Moradabad 35 Siddharthnagar
18 Saharanpur 36 Sonbhadra

New districts included under NPPCD programme in 2018-19

1 Badaun 11 Hardoi
2 Baghpat 12 Jalaun
3 Bijnour 13 Kannauj
4 Bulandshahr 14 Kanpur Dehat
5 Chandauli 15 Kheri
6 Farrukhabad 16 Kushinagar
7 Gautambuddha Nagar 17 Mau
8 Ghazipur 18 Pratapgarh
9 Gonda 19 Sitapur
10 Hamirpur 20 Unnao

Year of Starting: 2007
Program running in District: Programme is running in 56 districts

Program Objective :

  • To prevent avoidable hearing loss on account of disease or injury.
  • Early identification, diagnosis and treatment of ear problems responsible for hearing loss and deafness.
  • To strengthen the existing inter-sectoral linkages for continuity of the rehabilitation programme, for persons with deafness.
  • To develop institutional capacity for ear care services by providing support for equipment, material and training personnel.

Key Strategies :

  • To strengthen the service delivery for ear care.
  • To develop human resource for ear care services.
  • To promote public awareness through appropriate and effective IEC strategies with special emphasis on prevention of deafness.
  • To develop institutional capacity of the district hospitals, community health centers and primary health centers selected under the Programme.

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