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GOMABAI NETRALAYA

Timeline

1992 : The Journey begins..

14 Jan : Inauguration of GOMABAI NETRALAYA 

1994

Apr 20 : Eye bank established - 10,000 Consultation and 1000 Surgeries performed - 100 Penetrating Keratoplasty Surgeries done 

1997

Feb 11: Started Free Surgical Rural Camps.

1999

Sep 22 : Started Vitreo Retinal Department

2001

Jul 10 : Started Laser Surgeries - Diploma in Ophthalmic Techniques started - Inauguration of Pathology Laboratory.

2002

Mar 26 : Association with Helpage India. - Construction of one more floor.

2003

Aug 05 : Association with International Eye Foundation of USA. 

2004

Dec 12 : Association with Sightsavers.

2005

May 19 : Constructed independent free patient ward. - Started ROP sub-department. - Recognition from Govt. of M.P. for treatment/surgeries of govt. employees and their dependents. - Achieved for 1st time free & paying surgery ratio of 60:40

2007

Apr 01 :  Started Diabetic Retinopathy work project.

2008

May 25 : Accreditation granted by National Board of Examination, New Delhi for training of D.N.B. - 100,000 Consultation and 10,000 Surgeries performed up to 2008.

2009

Jul 16 : Workshop conducted for top management team on Capacity Assessment Tool & Financial Assessment Tool by Sight Savers International (Bhopal). 

 

2009

Sep 09 : Visit by contemporary leaders - Shri Raghunandan Sharma (MP Rajyasabha) & Sushri Meenakshi Natarajan (Member of Parliament from Mandsaur)

2010

Jan 17 : Visit of representatives from England & North India Director of Sight Savers International to the Netralaya

2011

Feb 17 : Conducted conference on Diabetic Retinopathy

2012

Jan 14 : Gomabai Netralaya, Nimach Completes 20 years of its existence and noble service to the society.

2012

Apr 24 : Inspection by the Program officer of Tata-Trust and Sight-Savers Bhopal officers 

Oct 31 : Inspection of Netralaya by Mr. David Mure (England), Ms. Line Brandy (South Africa) Ms. Monu Ravindran (Bhopal) from Sightsavers and Dr. Shailbala Patil, Pune

2014

Jan 01 : Inauguration of New-OPD for the better service of Patients

2014

Nov 02 : Lasik Machine is inducted into Gomabai's List of Specialized equipment. Dec 21 : First successful LASIK operations of 9 patients in GOMABAI by Mumbai's Dr. Sashi Kapoor.

2017 : Successfully Completed 25 Years

Jan 14 : 25th Year of GOMABAI Netralaya's continued service to the People begins.