Central Horticultural Experiment Station (ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research) Bhubaneswar organized an Eye camp at its Campus with the help of Dr.Agarwals’ Eye Hospital, Saheed Nagar, Bhubaneswar on 7th June, 2022 (Tuesday). Earlier, an MoU has been signed between ICAR-IIHR-CHES, Bhubaneswar and Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital, Saheed Nagar, Bhubaneswar to avail eye treatment facility of our staff and their dependant family members at CGHS rates.
At the outset Dr. Gobinda Chandra Acharya, HEADI/C of the Station welcomed the eye professionals, dignitaries and participants of the camp and appraised the aim of eye camp as an initiative towards eye protection. Dr. Sachin Paul, Sr. Executive-CR emphasized on the brief account of eye health and advance check up and its benefits. Dr. Kundan Kishore, Principal Scientist shared his views on the eye camp. The programme was arranged and coordinated by Mrs. Annapurna Behera, Nodal Officer and members of SSWC, ICAR-IIHR-CHES, Bhubaneswar with the help of other staffs of this station.
More than 50 employees of this station availed the opportunity of this eye camp by testing their eyes. The programme ended with vote of thanks by Dr.(Mrs.) Deepa Samant, Scientist of this station.