Trilochan Netralaya (TN) is an initiative begun under Vision India Foundation , a public charitable trust. TN is a secondary-level eye hospital with comprehensive eye care services. They aim to transform the lives of disadvantaged, neglected and marginalised people by proving free eye care to the people of Odisha. Their mission is to develop a chain of eye hospitals in rural India with special emphasis on tribal and unreached areas. Their team of eye surgeons, paramedical and administrative staff have been working together to help eradicate preventable blindness.
In addition to the hospital, TN conducts regular outreach camps to cater to the needs of approximately six million people. In 2011-12 they performed 3,439 surgeries, of which 2,959 were free. Their outpatient camps were attended by 10,829 patients.
Their activities in 2011-12 were as follows:
Community Outreach Programme by TN: TN provides services like community screening, community refraction, vision building, school eye screening programme and training to community volunteers, social work students, Accredited Social Health Workers (ASHAs) and Self-Help Group (SHG) workers. TN publicises their School Eye Screening programme as an open event, and screens children and adults who come for the programme for cataract, refractive errors and other ophthalmic problems. Patients are also informed that they will be provided free Replica Breitling Chronospace surgery, postoperative medicines, spectacles, transport and food in order to break down the cost of treatment as a barrier to care.
Inauguration of the Betty White Ashram: The Betty White Ashram and the foundation stone for ‘The Institute of Community Ophthalmology’ were inaugurated in February 2012. The Ashram provides care to patients coming from far-flung areas in neighbouring districts. The Ashram provides patients with free food, transportation, medicines, spectacles and all aspects of healthcare.
Fight for Sight Mission Programme (FSM): Vision India in association with other organisations like Second Sight International, U.K., Navjeevan Blind Centre, Tirupati and others aims to eradicate avoidable blindness from rural Odisha by 2020. They plan to perform 7,000 cataract surgeries till fake rolex replica watches December 2014 as part of this initiative.
TN also manages ALOK Lions Eye Hospital in Angul, Odisha and runs the new Rural Model Eye Hospital at Jagatsinghpur.
Income Rs44 lac
Expense Rs83 lac
Source : Audit Report 2012
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