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Inauguration of Patient Facility Area at JEH on 3rd August 2015
Jamshedpur, 8/1/2015

The Jamshedpur Eye Hospital was established in 1961 with the purpose of providing modern eye care to the people of Jamshedpur, especially to the under-privileged classes. It has an ambitious modernization plan for developing it in to a tertiary eye centre so that the unprivileged should not travel far for specialized eye care. A spree of upgradation of facilities has taken place at JEH in the past also.

3rd August is a very special day for us, as on the same day in 1961 this hospital was formally dedicated to the citizens of and on the same day after 54 years in 2015,  newly renovated 'Patient Facility Area' is being dedicated to citizens of this steel city. Mr T V Narendran , MD TATA STEEL will be the Chief Guest on the occasion and Mr Adarsh Agrawal , MD JAMIPOL would be guest of honour who is the main contributor for this project. Union President Mr. Rakeshwar Pandey, President JEH Mrs Ruchi Narendran, Members of JEH Managing Committee, Ophthalmologists, Doctors and Senior Citizens of Jamshedpur and Members of the media will also attend the function.

Highlights of this modern 'Patient Facility Area' are not only structural modernization, but a total modern functional approach has been brought about:

  • Air conditioned reception, waiting hall and a separate admission lounge,
  • Token distribution though automatic token vending machine,
  • No queue registration system with audio- visual patient calling system
  • Help desk supported by trained Ophthalmic technician ,
  • Refraction by trained Optometrist
  • Branded optical outlet run by Titan ( A TATA enterprise) and dispensing guaranteed items,
  • Daily patient educational class on eye diseases and care by ophthalmic professional by audio visual display.
  • This wing will also have 'Special Clinic Area' which is unique of its type in this region, providing  Low vision aids for improving life of  a proved case of visual impairment whose vision cannot be improved beyond 6/18, Squint assessment and prismatic correction clinic, Contact lens and prosthetic application clinic.
  • Cornea Donation Centre - supported by Roshni , NGO for eye donation
  • Cafeteria for hygienic refreshment
  • Conducting CMEs twice a week to update knowledge our Ophthalmologists and paramedical staff in the field of eye care of
  • Learning from masters by arranging surgical workshop and lectures by guest speakers of repute.

Our future endeavor is to make a Modern OT complex and renovation of all other patient care areas, improving Support Services and acquiring modern medical equipment and bringing new subspecialty clinics like Cornea, Squint and Paediatric ophthalmology,. This programme has been organized to create awareness amongst the public regarding the recent improvements & upgradation of facilities at Jamshedpur Eye Hospital.

I very much hope that this programme will go a long way in increasing awareness among the people about role of JEH in the field of eye-care, and that all sections of the society, in their turn will come forward to nurture this institution and help in its growth by their benevolence.


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