India Vision Institute (IVI) is an independent, not-for-profit registered trust (with section 12A,80G and FCRA of IT Act Clearance).
Established in 2012, our extensive activities and programs,including vision screenings across India's far corners,have helped us attain many achievements.
For the prevention of avoidable blindness, our team of experienced and qualified optometrists work to provide timely intervention in disadvantaged communities and remote areas. Through our Eye See & I Learn and Eye See & I Work programs, they are working across India to provide children and adults access to vision screenings and free spectacles.
To advance Indian Optometry, we work in awareness generation, capacity building, leadership development and promoting the research culture.
IVI has undertaken over 1,100 vision screening programs in states across India. Over 3,70,640 individuals from the underprivileged communities (including 284,011 children) have been screened and free spectacles were distributed to 64,675 individuals (including 28,000 children).
Optometrists are at the frontline of vision care services delivery. IVI works to upgrade their skills and build capacity as well as equip them to cope with challenges in their careers. Till now, IVI has conducted 200 capacity-building workshops, 80 seminars, 53 research grants, 17 travel grants, and 2 higher education scholarships benefitting around 7,000 optometry professionals, including practitioners, educators, and students. We organise online advocacy, talks, panel discussions, education, skill enhancement, and leadership development programs. Our collaboration with over 45 institutes for programs has covered 20 states and three union territories.
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