Mysore: Spectacle distribution program was organised by Education Department, T Narasipura Taluk, Government of Karnataka, Samadristhi , Jaya Foundation, SightRyt and Essilor Vision Foundation. Through this program around 16,000 children studying in 225 Government Schools underwent free vision screening and 600 children identified with refractive error got spectacles at no cost.
M. Ashwin Kumar, MLA , T Narasipura, was speaking after distributing free spectacles to the school students at a programme held at Guru Bhavan here.He said Vision is very important for children to excel in academics and hence, children should take care of their eyes,
Chief guest of the program, Mr K Ullas Kamat, Founder of Jaya Foundation , asked the Children, Parents and Teachers to contact the nearest eye care service providers to protect children vision against issues such refractive error, infection, deficiencies and other issues.
Chief Executive Officer of SightRyt, Shiva Kumar Janardhan, Siddharth Pai,Director SightRyt, Sumith Kumar,Essilor India, K.V.Mahesh, Board of Trustee- Essilor Vision Foundation, Block Education Officer Mariswamy, were present.