Sankara Nethralaya, Kolkata, in association with Skipper Steel Ltd. organized an eye camp on May 28 & 29, 2010 at Uluberia, Howrah, about 70 km away from Kolkata, West Bengal.
Around 530 patients were screened out of which 28 were diagnosed with Cataract and were referred for surgery at the base hospital in Kolkata. As part of Sankara Nethralaya’s community outreach programme, the patients will be brought to the base hospital in Kolkata where a free-of-cost cataract surgery will be performed on them.
Union Minister of State for Tourism, Shri.Sultan Ahmed, SN-Kolkata Advisory Committee Members Shri. SK Bansal and Shri.B.P Jalan visited the eye camp. The Minister expressed his pleasure on the community work undertaken by Sankara Nethralaya-Kolkata.