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ONGC Jorhat organizes eye camps in Golaghat

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  4 Feb 2020 8:10 AM GMT

A Correspondent

GOLAGHAT: The ONGC, Assam and Assam Arakan Basin and Jorhat Asset organized two eye camps in Mughavi village, Nambar, and Tengapukhuri, Nazira under its Corporate Social Responsibility.

In a press statement, Lily P Chawang, GM-I/C-Corporate Communications, Assam and Assam Arakan Basin and Jorhat Asset said that the Basin Manager, Puneet Suri inaugurated the eye camp held at Mughavi village in Nambar in Golaghat district. Inaugurating the camp, Suri reiterated ONGC’s commitment to ensuring the socio-economic development of people in and around its operational areas. The second camp was held in Tengapukhuri village in Charaideo district.

The camp was organized in association with the Phanidhar Bardoloi Memorial Trust which is attached to Chandraprabha Eye Hospital of Jorhat, which is a tertiary eye care center famous for eye care services throughout Northeast India.

In the camp held in Mughavi village, altogether 336 patients were screened, 28 cataract surgeries done and spectacles distributed to 150 people. In the second camp held in Tengapukhuri village, 413 patients were screened, out of which 34 cataract surgeries were done and 170 spectacles were distributed.

Those patients who require advanced treatment were taken to Chandraprabha Eye Hospital in Jorhat. All the expenses of travel, boarding and food were met by ONGC. Three follow-ups will be done for cataract operated patients and good quality spectacles were also distributed to the beneficiaries.

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