Nagpur, Dec 18 : Terming eyen donation activity a vital contribution to human civilisation RSS Sarkaryavah Bhaiya Ji joshi said that each and every individual should consider eyes as national asset so as to solve the difficulties of the visually impaired individuals through eye donation.
He was speaking at the bhoomipoojan programme of Madhav Metralaya, a proposed multi speciality eye hospital and research center near Ajni area of Nagpur.
Calling eye donation as an instrument of social transformation Joshi said that every individual after the death can illuminate the life of millions who are visually impaired by some or other reason. He further added that, the eye donation should become a national movement so that every individual from weaker would get empowered through this social revival .
Expressing his concern over the unavailability of medical services to common man Joshi stated that, despite of such transformation in medical sciences innovation and technological intervention we have not been able to produce the substitute for the sensitive organs like eyes. He advised members from medical fraternity to develop indigenous model for effective preservation of cornea.
Commenting on the international norms of eye donation Joshi said that international communality have accepted eyes as an asset to mankind. He urged government and other medical institutions to work towards the policy framework for eye donation and sustainable preservation. He appealed various social groups and NGOs working in field of eye donation to encourage the society for this Nobel cause.
Lauding the work of ‘Madhav Natralay ’ formerly known as Madhav netra pedhi RSS Sarkaryavahs said that from last 21 years we have been waiting for this moment. Madhav Netralay should become the epicentre of social transformation. Expressing his optimism for proposed new hospital Joshi said that the multi specially hospital would serves society and will be able to bring happiness to the life of poor and deprived ones .
On this occasion Swami Bramhasthanand of Nagpur Ramakrishna Aashram ,Senior RSS leader M G Vaidya, Dr Shrikant Andhare President of Madhav Netralay Nagpur, general Secretary Avinashchandra Agnihotri , Shirish Darvhekar Nikhil Mundle and other officer bearers of Madha Netralay were present.