To mark National Eye Donation Fortnight being observed from August 25 to September 8, several hospitals in the city are organising painting competitions for children to promote eye donations.
One such competition will be held by Narayana Nethralaya. It is for children who gained vision through eye donations. The contest will be held on September 8 from 11.30 a.m. at the Narayana Nethralaya-3 on Castle Street in Ashok Nagar.
A drawing competition was held on Friday jointly by the Sankara Eye Care Hospital, Hoopla Club, Atta Galatta and Sightsavers International. The theme was ‘From Darkness to Light’. As many as 60 students from nine schools participated.