MUMBAI: Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital, has launched the Care for the eye program – a social initiative aimed at supporting the cause of eye donation, on the occasion of the hospital’s 19th anniversary.
As part of this program, Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital has initiated a special campaign for police personnel. Under this campaign, police personnel across all ranks and grades in Mumbai will be given free eye check up by the hospital along with their spouse. The eye check up will be conducted every Sunday between 10 am and 3 pm at Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital. Mumbai Police Commissioner Sivanandhan inaugurated this special scheme.
Bollywood actress Celina Jaitly who was present at the event endorsed the noble cause by pledging her eyes.
Speaking on the occasion, Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital Pvt Ltd chairman and managing director Dr. Natarajan said, "Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital has been actively involved in creating awareness about eye donation ever since its inception in 1990. It’s been our constant appeal everyone to support the cause of eye donation and make lives better and brighter for those struggling in the world of darkness."
"I would like to take this opportunity to thank Mr. Sivanandhan and Ms. Celina Jaitly for taking time out of their busy schedules and joining us in our effort to promote eye donation," he added.
Celina Jaitly said, "It is indeed a great honour for me to be part of this fantastic initiative by Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital. I would like to thank Dr. Natarajan and his team for giving me the opportunity to be a part of this social initiative towards helping and supporting the blind."
Sivanandhan said, "Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital has been doing a phenomenal job over the last 19 years in the field of eye care. As they step in their 20th year, I wish the whole team of Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital every success in their constant endeavour to promote the cause of eye donation. I also request the public to come forward in huge numbers and support in great effort."