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Amitabh Bachchan launches SEE NOW campaign to help end avoidable blindness

Shri Amitabh Bachchan is the face of a new campaign in Uttar Pradesh that is expected to reach tens of millions of Indians with a simple ask: go and get your vision checked.

Petition urges UN members to put disability laws into action

On Monday 10th June, Sightsavers India is launching a petition calling for disability rights to be upheld by the United Nations and its member states.

Sightsavers India launches its new endeavour: India Fellowship Program 2019

The India Fellowship Program is a first of its kind initiative that will identify up to 10 promising young ophthalmologists from all over the country.

Accessible Elections

Sightsavers India is playing a pivotal role in this initiative to ensure people with disability are not left behind to exercise their voting rights.

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Children with Disabilities get a Resource Centre to Learn

A Model Resource Centre for Children with Disabilities provided seven children with disabilities with a laptop and a mobile phone each.

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Sightsavers India bags the prestigious ICC Social Impact award felicitated by Indian Chamber of Commerce

There were 45 shortlisted projects in the prominent ICC Social Impact Award and Sightsavers India came out victorious in the Health Domain category.

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DPO Members supported by Sightsavers India take part in ‘European Disability and Development Week’ in Brussels

The visit was a part of the project ‘Building Partnerships for Sustainable Development Goals- Empowering Disabled People’s Organisations'.

Sightsavers India takes a step forward in making elections inclusive with participation of people with disabilities

The just concluded assembly elections in Chhattisgarh witnessed close to 74% voter turnout. What we witnessed was also a wave of ‘accessible elections’.

Six people stand next to a banner that welcome Sightsavers' Honorary Brand Ambassador.

Sightsavers Honorary Brand Ambassador Kabir Bedi encourages truck drivers to get their eyes tested

Kabir Bedi, the Brand Ambassador of Sightsavers India, visited the eye screening camp in Bhiwandi on the successful completion of its one year.

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Sightsavers celebrates World Sight Day in India

World Sight day is celebrated globally to draw attention to blindness and visual impairment across the world. The theme for 2018 was 'Eye Care Everywhere'.

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