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Udhagamandalam: Under the aegis of the Centre for Tribal and Rural Development (CTRD) a conference on ’avoidable blindness’ was organised at Gudalur on Sunday.

Delivering the key note address the Managing Trustee, CTRD R.S.Ranganathen said that the conference formed part of the Community Eye Health Project of the CTRD and focussed on helping cataract affected persons particularly in the rural areas.

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It also extended help in a variety of ways to visually challenged persons in Gudalur and surroundings.

The Block Development Officer, K.Chandran inaugurated the conference.

The Project Coordinator N.Siva welcomed the gathering. The Project Supervisor Rajkumar proposed a vote of thanks.

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