Akhand Jyoti Eye Hospital inaugurates charitable eye care hospital in Saran, Bihar

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Kolkata: Akhand Jyoti Eye Hospital recently expanded its reach and inaugurated India’s largest charitable eye care hospital in rural area of Srirameshpuram, Mastichak in Saran district of Bihar, according to a press release.

With the opening of this charitable eye care hospital, the people of rural areas will get the facility of 80 percent subsidy in treatment, while the needy and economically weaker sections of the society will get free eye treatment. This charitable eye care hospital will provide concessional treatment facilities to the common people and will also bring employment opportunities at the rural level.

The eye hospital with 500 beds is equipped with all the modern equipment related to eye care, where 800 patients can be examined daily with the facility of 10 OPDs. Apart from this, with the capacity of 11 operation theatres and 500 surgeries can be performed daily.

Mritunjay Kumar Tiwary, founder of Akhand Jyoti Eye Hospital, said, “Our main objective is to focus on employment and women empowerment with Charitable Eye Care Hospital in rural areas. Akhand Jyoti has been working on innovation since its inception.”

Mritunjay Kumar Tiwary said, “We have been able to provide high quality eye care to rural and remote areas, and are in the process of continuous improvement. Akhand Jyoti has been working since 2005 to empower young women from low-income groups with a focus on eye health.”

The hospital also provides eye banking facility and free services to the underprivileged and it is the only hospital in the area where comprehensive facilities for eye care of children will be available, the release added.

Mrityunjay Kumar Tiwary expressed his gratitude to all the partners who supported this project, especially Sankara Eye Foundation, USA, and Bajaj Finserv, Pune.

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