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8839 students benefit from Lions club Sight for Kids Programme

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Jamshedpur, Nov. 8: The week long Sight for Kids programme conducted by Lions Fraternity of Jamshedpur from November 2 to 7, got concluded on Sunday with the felicitation function�at Lions Den, Bistupur.�

�Sight For Kids� is an initiative of Lions Clubs International for vision care of children. The�programme was re launched in Jamshedpur after a gap of five years in which��21 schools were covered by a group of seven�ophthalmologists from Johnson & Johnson with whom Lions Clubs International have collaborated.�

During the week long campaign�distant & near vision of��8839��students were screened,��out of which��403 children were found requiring��spectacles, 153��with Vitamin A deficiency,��164��with ailment and 8 having cataract, for which, they will be�referred to the Hospitals.�

Lions Club will soon�provide spectacles and facility of surgery for cataract and squint at Lions Hospital, free of charge. Chief Guest District Governor, �Kanchan Singh stressed upon follow up of the cases & continuation of project & first vice district governor, Rajnish Kumar assured to provide necessary support for treatment of children needing cataract surgery.�

The project was conducted by 7�ophthalmologistsf rom Kolkata, namely Pratap Bera ,� RajeshShukla , Babulal Agarwal , Basudev Paul , Md Nayeem��, Kamalendu Maithy��and� MaidulShah. The project was jointly organized by Lions Clubs of Jamshedpur, Adityapur Greater, Jamshedpur Centenary, Jamshedpur Golmuri, Jamshedpur North, Jamshedpur Steel City and Jamshedpur Tatanagar. Region chairperson Vinita Shah & district chairperson�for sight first V. N. Singh coordinated the programme.�

Past District Governors Lion�A. K. Srivastava, Lions Anand Chaudhry, Lion Nalini Mukherjee, Zone Chairperson Lion Sanjay Kumar, Lion Ajay Pandey, Lion Mithilesh Kumar, Lion D K Ghosh, Lion Purbi Ghosh, Lion Harpreet Kaur, Lion Stota Dasgupta, Lion Ashok Ghosh attended the felicitation members.����

Lions Fraternity of Jamshedpur felicitated the team of ophthalmologist for their committed and dedicated voluntary services. On the occasion past district governor�A. K. Srivastava and others were present.

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