For the first time since the XI five year plan, NPCB covers the following diseases except: (AIPG 2011)
1. Newer initiatives like Tele-ophthalmology
2. Diseases other than cataract like:
a. Diabetic Retinopathy
c. Corneal Transplantation
d. Vitreo-retinal surgery
e. Retinopathy of Prematurity
are being covered for the first time in the Eleventh Plan thus making eye care services comprehensive in nature.