Families of 1,050 people who donated eyes felicitated

The Rotary Club of Poona Downtown,Netradaan Jagruti Mandal and Pune District Blindness Control Society felicitated families of 1,050 people who donated corneas at a function held in the city on Tuesday

Written by Express News Service | Pune | Published:September 11, 2013 1:56 am

The Rotary Club of Poona Downtown,Netradaan Jagruti Mandal and Pune District Blindness Control Society felicitated families of 1,050 people who donated corneas at a function held in the city on Tuesday.

Actor Girish Kulkarni,who felicitated the families,expressed his willingness to become the brand ambassador of the eye donation movement.

Jitu Mehta of the Netradaan Jagruti Mandal said nearly 20-22 eye banks across the city registered people who donated corneas between July,2012 and June,2013.

As part of the eye donation awareness campaign which was on from August 25 to September 8,the mandal along with other organisations took out rallies and held meetings.

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