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Sightsavers signs an MoU with Department of Health, Government of Bihar

The State Health Society Bihar (SHSB) and Sightsavers India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen the National Programme for Control of Blindness and Visual Impairment (NPCB&VI) in the State of Bihar.

September 2018

Sightsavers signs an MoU with SSEPD, Government of Odisha

Department of Social Security & Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (SSEPD), Government of Odisha has signed an MoU with Sightsavers to promote socio-economic development of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) and inclusive eye health services for the economically weaker sections in 13 districts of Odisha.

July 2018
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Sightsavers signs an MoU with OPEPA for Strengthening Inclusive Education Programme in Odisha

Odisha Primary Education Programme Authority (OPEPA) has signed an MoU with Sightsavers for strengthening Inclusive Education for visually impaired students in Odisha.

July 2018

A two-day state level workshop on SDGs, UNCRPD and RPWD Act organised for Persons with Disabilities in Odisha

A two-day workshop was organised by Sightsavers and European Union on Odisha Rights of Persons with Disabilities Rule-2018 and its linkages with SDG & UNCRPD.

July 2018
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Sightsavers India touches hearts of Bangalore with the play ‘A Walk in the Woods’

Sightsavers India brought the renowned play ‘A Walk in the Woods’, directed by Ratna Pathak Shah, for the Indian audiences in Bangalore on June 30th, 2018.

July 2018

Sightsavers with the support of Baxter inaugurates an all-girls school eye health programme in Howrah

Taking a step towards empowering the girl child, Sightsavers with the support of Baxter and in collaboration with Susrut Eye Foundation and Research Centre inaugurated its Vidyajyoti All Girls’ School Eye Health Programme.

May 2018

Inauguration of Shahbad Dairy Vision Centre in New Delhi

Sightsavers in association with Baxter India and Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital launched a new Vision Centre under its Urban Eye Health Programme in Shahbad Dairy, New Delhi.

April 2018
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Sightsavers bags the prestigious HCL Grant 2018 for Education from Home Minister Sri Rajnath Singh

At a power packed ceremony at the HCL campus in Delhi-NCR, Sightsavers received the HCL award of 5 Crore INR for the extensive work on Inclusive Education.

March 2018
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Days to Remember in 2018

4th JANUARY: World Braille DayThe inventor of Braille code, Louis Braille was born on this day. Globally, Braille system is the standard form of writing and reading used by the blind.

January 2018
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This World Sight Day, You Too Can Help a Child See Clearly!

Did you know that children in the school age group (5-17 years) are more vulnerable to long term consequences of eye diseases if not detected and treated early.

October 2017
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