We have partnered with B.D Jain Lions Eye Hospital, in Cooch Behar to inaugurated the first primary eye care Vision Center at Cooch Behar, in Khagrabari of West Bengal. The Vision Centre has been opened with support from Lions Club of Cooch Behar and it is at the premise of the B.D Jain Lions Eye Hospital in Cooch Behar where the OPD services has been initiated with the setup of this primary eye screening centre. This is the first Primary eye care centre in Cooch Behar which would now cater to the surrounding populations in a radius of 10 km to ensure earlier interception and treatment to prevent avoidable blindness probability in the region.
The Vision Centre was formally inaugurated today on March 4th, 2020 by the auspicious hands of the Chief Guest Deputy Inspector General of BSF, Cooch Behar Viresh K Singh, with Guest of honour Minister of North Bengal Development Shri Rabindra Nath Ghosh, Jila Vyavsayi Samiti President Shri Narayan Modak along with Lions Club of Siliguri Greater President Lion Bharat Changia, Executive Chair Lion Vinay Amrit Mundra and Chief Executive Officer of the hospital Dr Rajesh Saini. During the occasion both the visiting guests also went through the eye screening process at the centre.
Joining with the spirit of the event CEO, SGLEH Dr Rajesh Saini promised support from the hospital and explained the model of a primary eye care centre to the visiting audience including the free services that the people of Cooch Behar could avail through the centre. With a minimum OPD fee of 50/- every visitor who have come for screening if diagnosed would be provided with spectacle and in case of surgical intervention would be referred to the base hospital at Siliguri at present until B.D Lions Eye Hospital is fully functional. Every patients who is coming from economically limited family would be treated for free.#ReachingWhereThereIsNeed