An extension centre of Nirmal Ashram Eye Institute, Rishikesh was inaugurated on 15 February, 2019 at Najibabad. Called Nirmal Eye Clinic, the said centre has been established in the premises of Krishna Nursing Home, the leading paediatric facility at Najibabad.
Nirmal Eye Clinic was inaugurated, with the eternal blessings of His Holiness Mahant Ram Singh Ji Maharaj, by Sant Jodh Singh Ji Maharaj, Secretary General of Nirmal Ashram, Rishikesh. The occasion was graced by Sant Ashokanand Ji of Anand Dham, Najibabad and Sant Girishinand Ji of Bhagirathi Dham, Haridwar.
The clinic has been established at Najibabad with the intent to provide affordable, quality eye care to residents of district Bijnor and other nearby areas of Uttar Pradesh. The clinic is replete with state-of-the-art equipment and a qualified Ophthalmologist is stationed to investigate, diagnose and advise patients on cataract, glaucoma, squint and other ophthalmic disorders.
Nirmal Ashram Eye Institute (NEI), Rishikesh has won the Sustained Performance Excellence Award under the Star Icon Performance Excellence Recognitions 2018, awarded under the aegis of the Confederation of Indian Industry – Institute of Quality (CII-IQ).
The Award was bestowed on NEI at the National Quality Summit 2018 held at the Taj, Bangalore 27th September, 2018. The trophy was awarded by Mr. L. Krishnan, Past Chairman, CII, Karnataka and Managing Director, Taegu Tec India Pvt. Ltd. And Mr. Vipin Sahni, Executive Director, CII – IQ. Dr. Asif Khan, Medical Superintendent and Mr. Pratish Srivastav, Senior Manager, Liaison accepted the trophy on behalf of NEI.
It is worthwhile to mention here that NEI had, in 2017, been awarded the Significant Progress in Performance Excellence Award by CII-IQ and this year the Institute was conferred the highest honour in the Star Icon Performance Excellence Recognitions.
The Management of NEI has dedicated the Award to the hard work and diligence of the Institute’s, doctors and staff.
33rd National Eye Donation Fortnight, 2018 Observed at NEI
To increase awareness about significance of Eye Donation, the National Programme for Control of Blindness and Visual Impairment (NPCB&VI) organized the 33rd National Eye Donation Fortnight between 25th August and 8th September, 2018.
With the blessings and inspiration of Mahant Baba Ram Singh Ji Maharaj and Sant Baba Jodh Singh Ji Maharaj (Secretary), of Nirmal Ashram, Rishikesh and with the guidance of Shri Atam Parkash Kochhar (Babuji), under the aegis of the aforementioned Programme, Nirmal Ashram Eye Institute (NEI), Nepali Farm, Rishikesh, organized Eye Donation Awareness Presentations, using audio-visual tools, at Nirmal Ashram Deepmala Public School, Shyampur, Rishikesh, Rita Inter College, Garhi Maychak, Rishikesh and Uttaranchal Dental and Medical Research Centre, Mazri Grant, Doiwala. The main purpose of these events was to sensitize and motivate young students and staff to ignite, among the masses, a firm resolve to pledge their eyes for donation.
NEI also distributed more than 15,000 pamphlets of eye donation awareness literature through newspapers in Rishikesh, Doiwala, Raiwala, Haridwar / Kankhal, Bijnor and Khatauli
NEI organized a felicitation programme on Saturday, 08 September, 2018 at 11:00 AM, to express gratitude towards the families of people who donated their eyes in the last year, thereby, enabling the blind with sight. Through this function, NEI intended to extend its appreciation to these families’ contribution to the service of humankind. A total of 40 families of eye donors were felicitated by Sant Baba Jodh Singh Ji Maharaj, the Chief Guest, Dr. Ashi Khurana, from C L Gupta Eye Institute, Moradabad and Guest of Honour, Mahant Gurvinder Singh Ji from Moradabad. Also, approximately 40 eye donation awareness volunteers were also honoured at the programme.
Owing to its sustained efforts to further the cause of eye donation awareness, it is worthwhile to mention here that in the recent past, NEI has received eye donation calls, from outside Rishikesh, from Dehradun and Haridwar in Uttarakhand, Bijnor, Saharanpur and Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh and Paonta Sahib in Himachal Pradesh.
A summary of NEI’s impact on eye donation awareness is as follows:
NEI is committed in its resolve to work towards propagating awareness about the relevance of eye donation among the communities that it serves
An Open Forum was organized for the entire staff of NEI on 28.04.2018. The agenda for the same was to felicitate the outstanding contributions of certain employees and departments during the month of April,2018. The gathering was presided over by the CEO of NEI, Ms. Mandakini Pawar who highlighted the hard work of those chosen to be felicitated and handed over certificates to them.
An Open Forum was organized for the entire staff of NEI . The agenda for the same was to felicitate the outstanding contributions of certain employees and departments during the month of March 2018. The gathering was presided over by the CEO of NEI, Ms. Mandakini Pawar who highlighted the hard work of those chosen to be felicitated and handed over certificates to them.
An Open Forum was organized for the entire staff of NEI on 16.02.2018. The agenda for the same was to felicitate the outstanding contributions of certain employees and departments during the month of January 2018. The gathering was presided over by the CEO of NEI, Ms. Mandakini Pawar who highlighted the hard work of those chosen to be felicitated and handed over certificates to them.
A Workshop on “Custom Made Ocular Prosthesis” was held at NEI on 18th & 19th Dec 2017. Renowned Ocularist Mr. Pankaj Kr. Singh, Director at Global Prosthetic Eye Center New Delhi, was Guest of Honour at the ceremony. He spoke on the topic “Custom Made Ocular Prosthesis : My Technique and Experience”.
The Programme started with welcoming the Guest by honorable Ms. Mandakini Panwar, CEO Nirmal Ashram Eye Institute, Rishikesh. The workshop was attended by all the Ophthalmologists, Optometrists and other staff members of NEI. The hands on training on custom made prosthesis was supervised by Dr. Bhawna.P. Khurana, Consultant
Ophthalmologist and Optom. Shashi Shekhar Singh, Incharge Optometrist at NEI.