The supportive supervision is one of the project interventions to foster program improvement by way of imparting knowledge and skills to staff at health facilities. Support is provided to NACP component under project through a team of ten Regional Supply Chain Managers (RSCMs) who conduct routine supportive supervision visits across service delivery (ICTCs, ARTCs)* and storage facilities (WIC, RWH and SACS)* across India.
The project provides support to NTEP component through a team of six Regional Supply Chain Managers (RSCMs) and eighteen State Supply Chain Coordinators (SSCCs) responsible for implementing project activities operating out of six defined operational regions. The regional team conducts supportive supervision visits to service delivery (TU, PHI, CBNAAT Labs, DR-TBC)** and storage facilities (SDS, DDS)** across all the 36 states and the union territories in the country.
The project through its team of regional staff is mandated to conduct supportive supervision visits and collect data from 936 service delivery facilities per year across India under NACP component; and 1808 service delivery facilities per year across India under NTEP component.
Besides the set targets for conducting supportive supervision at service delivery facilities, the storage facilities under the project that have been listed above are also visited and provided support.