Valedictory function of providing comprehensive free eye care to corneal ulcer patients
Supported by Standard Chartered Bank, Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai has been providing free treatment for poor patients with corneal ulcer. The fund even supported the transport costs not just for the patients but for the accompanying persons as well. Over 3,000 patients were thus benefitted over the past three years. A valedictory function was arranged to commemorate this achievement for which Shri. Shivraj V. Patil, former Judge of the Supreme Court, was the chief guest. Shri. S. Venkatesan, Member of Parliament, Madurai was the guest of honour. A few patients were also invited to attend the function.