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Let Someone See the World with Your Eyes – Make Eye Donation a Family Tradition
There are over 4.5 million visually challenged persons in India today and doctors feel that at least three million can gain their sight through cornea transplant.
Eye donation can help restore vision among the corneally-blind. A special service number 1919 has been provided by BSNL, MTNL all over the country, which is non-metered, to facilitate easy access to the nearest eye bank. There are more than 400 organizations registered with the Eye Bank Association of India - EBAI, which is spreading awareness about eye donation and facilitating eye donation. More details about EBAI and online pledging etc can be found in http://www.ebai.org/
On September 8 which is observed as National Eye Donation Day in India, Prof BR Natarajan Pro Vice Chancellor addressed the faculty and students of Shridhar University Pilani Rajasthan and urged them to spread awareness about eye donation as well as make eye donation a family tradition.
For more details about Shridhar University Pilani see http://www.shridharuniversity.ac.in
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About Shridhar University: An initiative of the Sarvhit Trust, Shridhar University Pilani has been established under Section 2(f) of UGC Act 1956 incorporated by Government of Rajasthan vide Ordinance No. 3 of 2009 and the same ratified by the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly vide Act No. 4 of 2010 as The SHRIDHAR UNIVERSITY ACT BIGODNA, JHUNJHUNU. Further, Vide letter F.No 8-3/2010(CPP-