NEI – Essilor 2.5 New Vision Generation Tie-Up
Nirmal Ashram Eye Institute (NEI), Rishikesh has tied-up with Essilor’s 2.5 New Vision Generation (NVG) initiative to provide affordable, easily accessible and high quality optical solutions to its patients as part of Essilor International’s inclusive strategy to reach out to cases of uncorrected refractive errors for low-income people. Through this initiative, Essilor aims to bring down, by 2050, the number of uncorrected cases to 1.7 Bn, which is otherwise projected to reach 3.2 Bn cases from the 2.5 Bn cases in 2013.
Essilor is a world leader in ophthalmic optics, operating in 100+ countries with 61,000 employees and 350,000 eye care professionals. With 32 production plants, 5 R&D Centres and 490 prescription labs & edging facilities, Essilor International has a global annual revenue of USD 7.4 Bn. Since 1998, Essilor International has been running its operations in India through its 100% owned subsidiary, Essilor India Pvt. Ltd.
NEI has a state-of-the-art and fully equipped optical store which is replete with 2.5 NVG spectacles, frames, sunglasses and also lenses from renowned brands like Crizal, Varilux, Optifog, Xperia and Airwear, etc. can be made available.