On the occasion of 75 years of India’s independence (Aazadi Ka Amurit Mahotsav) and the ongoing Fit India program, the NSS unit of Carmel College, Nuvem organised a free eye check- up on 14th November 2021 at the Nuvem Panchayat Hall from 9.30 am to 4.00 pm.
The Camp was organized in association with:
- Goa Panchayat Mahila Shakti Abihyan
- Lions Club of Nuvem -Verna & Lions Club of Canacona
- Matoshree Sevadham Arogya Seva Trust & Medical Research Centre
Doctors and Medical staff examined the villagers & prescribed lenses to those who participated in the camp. In addition to an eye check- up, spectacles worth Rs.2000/- were given to the people at a subsidised rate of Rs.160/- as a token amount for the spectacles. At the same camp, people were also checked for diabetes as a follow up or sequel to the earlier diabetes camp held on
24th October 2021. Around 120 persons benefited from the program.
NSS Coordinator Ms. Sumathi Satardekar and other teaching staff, from the Commerce department, namely, Ms. Gladys D’Souza, Ms. Sajani D’Costa and Mr. Audhoot S
atardekar assisted in organising the program at the venue, along with 13 NSS student volunteers from TYBCom.