Project Nayan Giving Sight To The Underprivileged

Project Nayan Giving Sight to the Underprivileged
Project Nayan Giving Sight to the Underprivileged
Project Nayan Giving Sight to the Underprivileged
Project Nayan Giving Sight to the Underprivileged
Project Nayan Giving Sight to the Underprivileged
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  • Project Owner

    Relaxo Footwears Limited

  • Project Title

    Project Nayan Giving Sight to the Underprivileged

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  • Project Start Date

    January,01 2018

    Project End Date

    December,12 2020

  • Project Documents

    Document 1 , Document 2

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According to Census of India 2011, current population of India is 121 crore and approximately 1.21 crore are visually impaired. The main causes of blindness in India are Cataract (62.6%) Refractive Error (19.70%) Corneal Blindness (0.90%), Glaucoma (5.80%), Surgical Complication (1.20%) Posterior Capsular Opacification (0.90%) Posterior Segment Disorder (4.70%), Others (4.19%) Estimated National Prevalence of Childhood Blindness /Low Vision is 0.80 per thousand.[i]

According to report on disabled population by Census of India, there are total 5033431 people who are certified by Government of India with disability related to eye out of which 314618 lives in Rajasthan and 16537 in Alwar.

Cataract is one of the major causes of blindness worldwide. According to WHO assessments, cataract is responsible for 51% of world’s blindness. If we talk about India, 7 million people become blind due to cataract at any point of time and 6.5 million cases are added every year. [ii]

As per NPCB report as on 27-11-2015 of Rajasthan




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.The project will provide comprehensive quality and sustainable Eye care services from primary to secondary level to more than 2.5 lakh people of 187 villages of Tijara block

The project will provide preventive, promotive and curative health services on eye care by involving all the Stakeholders like school teachers, ANM/ASHA, local leaders etc. Along with regular eye camps in the villages, the project will establish a Vision center in the Tapookara village that will be managed by the local female who will be trained by the SCEH in the project. Towards promotive and preventive eye care, the project will train teachers and ANM/ASHAs to do primary level screening that will help in timely identification of the cases and timely treatment as well. All identified surgeries will be supported by the project.




Goal: The long term goal is to create a positive and facilitative environment for positive health seeking behaviour in the under privileged sections so that early identification and treatment of ‘Avoidable Blindness’ is made possible in a  self-sustainable quality oriented  delivery system which furthers the  goals of Vision 2020.


Project Aim: Provisioning of Comprehensive, quality oriented and sustainable Eye care services from a primary level to a secondary level in block Tjara, District Alwar (Rajasthan).


Specific Objective:

  • To reduce the incidence and the backlog of Avoidable Blindness cases in Tijara block, district Alwar, Rajasthan, through early identification of eye problems.
  • To work in tandem with all stake holders and to create a system that focuses on equitable, quality oriented and sustainable eye care delivery system