Health and Medical Education Minister K Dr K Sudhakar said 'Karnataka will also set up a committee to chalk out a policy for ophthalmological care very soon.'
Overall, 23,43,642 individuals benefited from the reading glasses given as part of the scheme.
Madhusudhan Reddy and Raju spread awareness on eye donation and helped hundreds of visually-impaired people see the beautiful world in the last one decade
The Rotary Rajan Eye Bank is organising an Online Eye Donation programme (Project OED) to motivate more people to pledge their eyes after their death.
In 2018. U.S. eye banks reported 133,576 total tissue recoveries from 68,102 donors in 2018.
An official release here said around 68 lakh persons have lost their eyesight in the country due to damage to their iris and most of them are children and youth
It is of immense concern that almost half of the world’s blind population resides in India.
Bhavna Jagwani had lost her eyesight when she was 27. She regained it 25 days later, but that gave her a new purpose in life. She went on to set up Jaipur’s first eye bank, and later, an NGO.