The Vellore District Jaggery Merchants' Charitable Trust, Vellore District Blindness Prevention Society and Aravind Eye Hospital, Puducherry, are organising a free eye screening camp at Radha Vilvam Thirumana Mandapam near the EB bus stop in Gandhinagar here from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.
Free screening will be done to detect all types of eye ailments. Those requiring cataract surgery will be transported free of cost to Aravind Eye Hospital, Puducherry, on Saturday itself for free surgery.
Free food, accommodation and intra-ocular lens will be provided to these patients.
The VIT University is sponsoring spectacles for the patients, while Kingston Engineering College is sponsoring food for visitors, a release from the Vellore District Jaggery Merchants' Charitable Trust said.