Free Eye Hospital To Come Up In Odisha’s Kandhamal On KIIT-Rotary International Initiative

Bhubaneswar: In order to cater to healthcare needs of the people, KIIT and Rotary International will set up an eye hospital in Kandhamal parliamentary constituency .

This was revealed by Shekhar Mehta, president, Rotary International during his visit to KIIT & KISS on Saturday. The hospital will start functioning within one year and treat patients free of cost, he added.

Speaking at KIIT Knowledge Tree Lecture series, he said the simple practice of “each one, teach one” can remove illiteracy from the country. Mehta is the Global Goodwill Ambassador of Art of Giving.

On the occasion, Dr Achyuta Samanta, founder, KIIT & KISS and Kandhamal MP was pinned as Rotarian by Mehta.

Among others, 15 district rotary governors including Santanu Pani; Shanta Vallury, CHRO, RBL Bank; Prof Hrushikesha Mohanty, vice-chancellor, KIIT Deemed to be University; Prof Sasmita Samanta, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and senior officials of KIIT and KISS were also present.

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