Anant Bajaj Retina Institute launched
As part of its undertaking of developing various Institutes of Excellence that focus on significant causes of blindness, L V Prasad Eye Institute is partnering with the Bajaj Group for an Institute of Excellence and a Global Resource Centre for Retinal Diseases in Hyderabad.
The MoU to formalize the partnership was signed between Mr. Shekhar Bajaj, Chairman and Managing Director of Bajaj Electricals Limited (BEL) and Dr Prashant Garg, Executive Chair, L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI), on 21 January 2022. Named as the Anant Bajaj Retina Institute in the loving memory of late Mr. Anant Bajaj, it will be an integral part of LVPEI.
The Institute of Excellence aims to enhance access to high-quality retina care to several million more people through direct services of the LVPEI network and the work of its alumni and partners, and through capacity building across India and other parts of the world.
Mr. Shekhar Bajaj, Chairman and Managing Director of Bajaj Electricals Limited (BEL) said, “The Bajaj family wishes to thank LVPEI for naming their Retina Centre as Anant Bajaj Retina Institute. We are pleased to partner with an institution that is widely reputed for its excellence and innovation in providing world class service towards eye care. We believe LVPEI and Anant Bajaj Retina Institute can together make a big difference through multiple eye care centers to provide preventive and rehabilitation services to all, especially those in rural areas. Anant’s dream was to combine cutting-edge technology with philanthropy to make a difference in the lives of people. With the launch of the Anant Bajaj Retina Institute, his vision of an India with better eye health will come true”.
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