A month-long eye check-up camp, Sunayana, was inaugurated here for the police personnel of Hubli-Dharwad on Saturday.
MM Joshi Eye Institute has organised the event, in association with the Hubli-Dharwad Police Commissionerate. Founder and Medical Director of the institute M.M. Joshi inaugurated the camp.
Under the programme, the doctors of the institute will give medical advice and also take up counselling if required. Speaking at the inaugural ceremony,
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) Subhash Gudimani said in a profession where duty hours are not scheduled, the police rarely get time to think about their health. He said such a programme would help the police.
Mr. Gudimani appealed to Dr. Joshi to extend the facility to the family members of the police personnel and to the police from other parts of the district and neighbouring districts.
Ophthalmic surgeon Krishna Prasad said under the camp, all the police personnel of Hubli-Dharwad Police Commissioenerate would be screened and they would be given medical advice and further treatment.
He said that through the programme, the institute was providing service to the police who were serving the society round-the-clock.
Presiding over the programme, Dr. Joshi said the institute was organising free camps on a regular basis and also conducting free eye surgeries for the needy.
Several senior police officials including Deputy Commissioner of Police Shrinath Joshi and Assistant Commissioners of Police A.R. Badiger were present.
Doctors from MM Joshi Eye Institute will give medical advice and provide counselling DCP urges the institute to extend the facility to family members of the police personnel
Doctors from MM Joshi Eye Institute will give medical advice and provide counselling
DCP urges the institute to extend the facility to family members of the police personnel