Jamshedpur, May 6: Roshni, NGO working for the promotion of Eye Donation and subsequent transplantation of corneas to corneally blind person for restoration of eye sight got another donation with the death of Minati Banerjee who died due to cardiac arrest at her residence in Ashiana Garden at Mango, Pardih.
She was 79 years old. After her death one of the family friend Anupam Pathak called up Roshni team as her family members were keen in donating her eyes.
Parvinder Singh Kapoor, Assistant Secretary, Roshni who received the call from Anupam Pahak wasted no time and along with Dr R B Singh, Eye Surgeon, Jamshedpur Eye Hospital and Technician Mahanand Prasad rushed to her residence and successfully harvested both the corneas.
Rajnish Kumar, Hony. Secretary, Roshni said, “We salute the spirit of Banerjee family residing in Mango, Pardih for this noble gesture which is going to help restore sight of two corneally blind people who were waiting for years”.