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This File was last Updated/Modified: November 03 2014 16:55:13.Working Group for the formulation of Tenth Five Year Plan (2002-2007).

Non-Communicable Diseases

Dated 2nd January 2001

Composition:

Dr. S.P. Agganwal Director General, Directorate General of Health Services, Min. of Health and Family Welfare, Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi - 11 Chairman
Joint Secretary (NCD) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Nirman Bhavan New Delhi Member
Senior Deputy Director General (NCD), Indian Council of Medical Research Ansari Nagar New Delhi Member
Dr. B.C. Goel. Department of Rehabilitation, Safdarjung Hospital. New Delhi Member
Dr. P.J. Alexander Chief of Surgerv Philip Hospital Tambaram, Chennai Member
Dr. B.B. Riwari, Physician Department of Medicine Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital New Delhi Member
Director, Emergency Medical Relief, Directorate General of Health Sep. ices Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi Member
Dr. Proful Desai, Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital Parel, Mumbai Member
Dr. A. Mishra AILMS New Delhi Member
Director NIMHANS Bangalore — 560027. Member
Dr. R. Vajpayee, Professor of Opthalmology, AIIMS, New Delhi Member
Dr. Mahendra Bhandari, Former Director, SGPGI, Lucknow Member
Dr. S.C. Jain Respiratory Physician Moolchand Hospital New Delhi Member
Dr. V.S. Mehta AIIMS, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi Member
Dr. Kameshwar Prasad, AIIMS, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi Member
Dr. K.K. Talvvar, AIIMS, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi. Member
Dr. Hari Prakash, AIIMS Ansari Nagar New Delhi Member
Dr. Srinath Reddy All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi Member
Dr. Valiathan, END - POINT Road, Manipal-576119 Member
Dr. R.N. Salhan, OSD, Directorate General of Health Services, Min. of Health and Family Welfare, Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi Member
Dr. 0-N. Negi, Head of Department, Orthopaedics, PG1, Chandigarh Member
Representative Health Division Planning Commission Member
Dr. Shiv Lal, Addl. D.G., Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi – 11 Member - Secretary

( * In case members cannot attend for unavoidable reasons, they may depute their nominee.)

Terms of reference :

  1. To assess the estimated disease burden due to non-communicable diseases
    • source of data
    • accuracy, reliability
    • problems in making estimates
    • methods for improvement in 10th Plan Period
  2. To review status of ongoing Central Sector Centrally Sponsored Disease Control Programme for individual non-communicable diseases and suggest mechanisms for developing and implementing a non-communicable disease prevention, detection and management programmes during the 10th Plan period through the existing primary, secondary, tertiary and super specialty in Govt. Voluntary and Private sectors health care network
  3. Taking into account the increasing longevity and life style changes suggest appropriate preventive strategies as well as diagnosis and management of NCD in the elderly in primary, secondary and tertiary care settings.
  4. To review ongoing schemes for emergency medical relief and accident and trauma services and suggest methods for managing these at primary, secondary and tertiary care level.
  5. Identify priority areas for basic clinical applied and operational research during the 10th Plan period.
  6. Suggest mechanism for meeting health care costs for management of NCD at national, state, panchayati raj institutions and individual levels.

The Chairman of the Working Group if deemed necessary may constitute Sub-Groups and also co-opt additional members.

The TA/ DA of non-official members will be paid by the Department of Health, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare as admissible under Government Rules. The TA/DA of official members will be borne by the parent Department Ministry/Organization.

The Working Group may submit the report by 31st March, 2001.