Vision Foundation of India

Milestones

Performed 1,02,023 free eye surgeries across India. Associated with 106 charitable hospitals across India.

Supported more than 5 lakh surgeries across India since inception.

2020 - 21
  • Launched project Mumbai Urban Slum Eye Care (MUSE)
  • Performed 1,17,574 free eye surgeries across india.
2018 - 19

Performed 40,105 free eye surgeries across india.

2017 - 18
  • Launched Project ‘Rashtriya Netra Yagna’ aims at treating more than 1.1 million needy and poor people from all over India requiring eye surgery by 2026.
  • Created VFI teams like: Advisory board, Managing Council, Ladies Wing, Youth Wing and Brigadiers
2016 - 17

Our target for the year 25,800 free eye surgeries was surpassed by performing 26,054 free eye surgeries across india.

2015 - 2016

Performed 16451 free eye surgeries

2014 - 2015

Inauguration of C. U. Shah Ophthalmic Fellowship Centre on 16th June 2013. Performed 14062 free eye surgeries

2013 - 2014
  • Inducted 3rd Mobile Eye Clinic Bus (Revaben Tarachand Shah Mobile Eye Clinic) for conducting eye camps
  • Crossed 11,218 free surgeries
2012 - 2013
  • Expanded charitable eye surgeries across India with 42 partner eye hospitals situated in 17 states of India.
  • Reached 7000 eye surgeries target in single year
2010 - 2011
  • Established Primary Rural Eye Care Centre at Gavhan & Girwale Village of Raigadh District
  • Initiated charitable activities all over India with partner hospitals.
  • Inducted patients transport bus to ferry patients from rural centre to hospital for free eye surgeries.
2006 - 2007
  • Number of free surgeries expected to cross 2200
  • Launching of special project like CREAM Project (Children’s Refractive error and Eye Ailment Management), Baldristhi for child eye care.
2005 - 2006

Introduction of 2 fully equipped state-of-the-art mobile vans for Rural & Community Eye Care (RACE)

2004 - 2005

Number of patients examined exceeded 16,000 (Including in house and outreach camps) (In house camps 3819 + Outreach camps 13035)

2003 - 2004

Number of free surgeries performed exceeded 1500

2002 - 2003

Beginning of Special outreach camps in association with other organization.

2001 - 2002

Number of free surgeries performed exceeded 500

2000 - 2001

Navnit Shah Eye Bank started operation.

1999 - 2000

Vision Foundation of India (formerly known as Bombay City Eye Institute Charitable Trust) was established.

1993