Mission Drushti (Konkan)
Event Date : 9th Feb 2006
 
Location : Konkan, Maharashtra

Free eye testing, free specs distribution and free cataract surgery camp organized by pragatee foundation and encouraging partner times foundation in konkan.

 

 

PRAGATEE FOUNDATION was organized Free Eye Testing, Free Eye Surgery and Free Specs Distribution camp on Feb 9, 2006 in the Konkan region, with best compliments from Mr. Vilasrao Deshmukh, Mr. Anil Deshmukh and Mr. Narayan Rane. TIMES FOUNDATION has been joined them as an Encouraging partner. Because of Heavy schedule ministers were not present but because of lots of blessing and encouraging support we were completed this mission successfully.

Refractive error, Cataract, Glaucoma, Squint, Conjunctivites, Corneal opacity, Conjunctiva xerosis, Bitot’s spot  (Due to Deficiency of vitamin A) etc. In this event we invite expert and Eye specialist team of doctors to check the patient. We were distributed almost 500 specs of Rs. 100/- each and served around 300 patients for Cataract surgery which was cost almost Rs. 500/- each patient. In short we were spend almost Rs. 2,00,000/- (Two lacs only) expenditure to conduct this camp successfully. All these expenses were bared by pragatee foundation only. All treatment and specs are free to patients.

Pragatee Foundation (Regd) is one of the active, fast growing and Associate member of Times Foundation Devoted in the field of social, medical and education development.

This eye camp was useful to people who are suffering from eye diseases like Refractive error, Cataract, Glaucoma, Squint, Conjunctivites, Corneal opacity, Conjunctiva xerosis, Bitot’spot (due to deficiency of vitamin A) etc.
In this camp Pragatee Foundation invited expert and a team of eye specialist doctors from K.B. Haji Bachooali Charitable Ophthalmic & E.N.T. Hospital, Parel to check the Patients.

All treatment and specs were served free of charge for the patients. Pragatee foundation made an arrangement to carry patient from village/native place to Mumbai hospital for treatment and operation purpose.