Eye donation

Karnataka to launch blindness control programme: State health minister K Sudhakar

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.'

published on : 10th January 2021

Kanti Velugu scheme helped 38 lakh beneficiaries in Telangana: Data

Overall, 23,43,642 individuals benefited from the reading glasses given as part of the scheme.

published on : 18th December 2020

Kadapa social workers on a mission to give vision

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 

published on : 29th November 2020

Online eye donation drive in Chennai starts October 27

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.

published on : 27th October 2020

COVID-19 hits eye donations in Hyderabad this year

In 2018. U.S. eye banks reported 133,576 total tissue recoveries from 68,102 donors in 2018.

published on : 13th October 2020

After donating his eyes, Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi Palaniswami launches website for donors

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

published on : 7th September 2020

Eye donations come down during pandemic

It is of immense concern that almost half of the world’s blind population resides in India.

published on : 3rd September 2020

Direction from darkness: Jaipur woman who lost vision briefly, sets up city's first eye bank

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.

published on : 7th June 2020