Vision Foundation of India

Milestones

Performed 1,02,023 free eye surgeries across India. Associated with 106 charitable hospitals across India.
  • Project Sugar n Sight was inaugurated on 3rd April 2018 and operationally inaugurated on 2nd February 2019. The aim of this project is to screen for diabetic retinopathy and treat the patients diagnosed at pan India level using digital imaging and telemedicine.
  • Performed 1,09,377 free eye surgeries across india.
2019 - 20
  • 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