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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

“Eyes OK Please”- A report on National Truckers Programme unveiled by Sightsavers

One of the Country’s biggest Eye Health Programme for the truck drivers community...

September 2017
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Actor-Director Rajat Kapoor brings Macbeth to life and gives people the gift of sight with Sightsavers

Rajat Kapoor is back on stage and this time it's in the Silicon City of India; Bangalore. He presents one of William Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies with a comic twist- with the introduction of clowning...

September 2017
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