Opening of Alangudi Vision Centre
Aravind – Madurai, August 3
Aravind-Madurai opened its 36th vision centre at Alangudi. This is the 103rd centre of the Aravind Eye Care System and 5th centre under the Seva –Standard Chartered Bank project. The centre was inaugurated by Dr. Madhu Shekhar, Head, Cataract and IOL Services; Dr. Kowsalya, vision centre in-charge, Aravind- Madurai and Dr. Balaji, Medical Consultant, Aravind-Madurai.
Mr. Jesu Udaiyar, Correspondent, J group of colleges; Mr. Muthuraman, President, Pudukkottai Drug society; Mr. Syed Ibrahim, Lions President; K.P.K.T.Thangamani, Union Chairman; Mr. Karupiah Middle School Headmaster; Mr. Kumar, Vimal Labs and other prominent people from the community attended the function. The centre examined 106 patients on the inaugural day, of which 48 were advised for cataract surgery. 16 patients were advised to wear eye glasses and 7 patients placed orders for the same. Eye health workers Mr. Rajapandian, Mr. Nagalingam and Mr. Raman took care of the co-ordination works and publicity arrangements.