Home » CSR in India » SBI General gives 3 Mobile Ophthalmic Vans for rural people get quality eye care

CSR in India

SBI General gives 3 Mobile Ophthalmic Vans for rural people get quality eye care

SBI General

SBI General donates three Mobile Ophthalmic Vans

SBI General, one of India’s leading general insurance companies, has partnered with Mission for Vision, a leading non-profit organisation dedicated to eliminating avoidable blindness and visual impairment, to provide rural communities in Maharashtra, West Bengal, Bihar, and Sikkim with access to primary eye care. SBI General has pledged to support this programme by donating three Mobile Ophthalmic Vans. The first Mobile Ophthalmic Van was launched today in Pune, kicking off the process of providing eye care to Maharashtra’s communities. 
 
SBI General, one of India’s leading general insurance companies, has partnered with Mission for Vision, a leading non-profit organisation dedicated to eliminating avoidable blindness and visual impairment, to provide rural communities in Maharashtra, West Bengal, Bihar, and Sikkim with access to primary eye care. SBI General has pledged to support this programme by donating three Mobile Ophthalmic Vans. The first Mobile Ophthalmic Van was launched today in Pune, kicking off the process of providing eye care to Maharashtra’s communities. 
 
SBI General has partnered with Mission for Vision, recognising the importance of high-quality, comprehensive eye care, particularly for rural populations. In Maharashtra, West Bengal, Sikkim, and Bihar, the Mobile Ophthalmic Vans will be deployed to provide complete eye care to remote areas. The vans have eye diagnostic equipment to evaluate cataracts, uncorrected refractive defects, and retinal problems.

SBI General donates Vans

“At SBI General, we are devoted to our corporate social responsibility, trying to reach the largest beneficiaries through various potential projects,” stated Mr. Anand Pejawar, Deputy Managing Director, SBI General Insurance. We are glad to contribute to this cause through ophthalmology units and make a difference to individuals in need across the interiors of Maharashtra, Bihar, West Bengal, and Sikkim, as healthcare is one of our key emphasis areas. We will continue to support causes that deepen our commitment to making a difference and changing lives in the places where it matters most.” 
 
“Improving eye health is a vital component of reaching Sustainable Development Goals,” said Ms. Elizabeth Kurian, CEO of Mission for Vision. The inauguration of the Mobile Ophthalmic Vans in collaboration with SBI General reaffirms our commitment to providing accessible eye care to underserved populations and fostering an inclusive environment where no one suffers from unintended or preventable vision loss.” 

Read more CSR India News on India Frontline.