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Relaxo CSR Project with Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital


By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Relaxo Foundation and Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital have signed MoU on 15th Jan’18 to implement jointly developed 3-year long project ‘Nayan’ in the Tijara block of Alwar district. The project will provide comprehensive quality and sustainable Eye care services from primary to secondary level to more than 2.5 lakh people of 187 villages of Tijara block.

The long term project goal is to create a positive and facilitative environment for positive health seeking behaviour in the under privileged sections so that early identification and treatment of ‘Avoidable Blindness’ is made possible in a self-sustainable quality oriented delivery system which furthers the  goal of Vision 2020.

According to Census of India 2011, out of total 121 crore population, approximately 1.21 crore are visually impaired. The main causes of blindness in India are Cataract (62.6%) Refractive Error (19.70%) Corneal Blindness (0.90%), Glaucoma (5.80%), Surgical Complication (1.20%) Posterior Capsular Opacification (0.90%) Posterior Segment Disorder (4.70%), Others (4.19%) Estimated National Prevalence of Childhood Blindness /Low Vision is 0.80 per thousand. Read more