Lanjigarh (Odisha): Vedanta Limited, Aluminium & Power Business’s Lanjigarh unit organised a three-day cataract camp for the senior citizens of the community on the occasion of the Internatioinal Day of Older Persons.

The camp was set-up in Vedanta Hospital in Lanjigarh. Monthly cataract camps will be conducted regularly in association with Mahanadi Netra Chikitsalya, to address the needs of older people.

Commenting on the occasion, Vedanta Lanjigarh uni COO Rakesh Mohan said, “Healthcare for the community is one of our thrust areas. We are proud to share that over the last five years,we have successfully reached out to more than a thousand community members.Through these camps, we ensure that the quality of life of people in and around our areas of operation is enhanced.”

Total 30-member medical team was deployed at Vedanta Hospital, with eight surgeons and ophthalmologists from Mahanadi Netra Chikitsalya, to ensure best-in-class check-up and treatment to elderly patients suffering from cataract.Over 40 patients in the first batch from 22 villages includingAsurpada, Amodala, Lanjigarh, Bandhapari, Chanalima, Chandanpur, Kapaguda, Kendubardi, Maguni, Niali, and Simlibhatta, were screened with cataract and were successfully operated.