Relief for Cyclone Fani victims was organized in four phases by Kiran: The Ray Of Hope in Bira Harekrushnapur, its neighboring villages and multiple slums/by-lanes of Puri town. We distributed Bhata (Cooked Rice), Dalma (Dal & Vegetables mixed together in Odia Style), Achar (Pickles), Chuda (Flattened Rice), Bananas, Biscuits & Water bottles to almost 4000 beneficiaries. We express our gratitude to all the donors and volunteers for their kind support. We thank the Odia newspaper daily "The Samaja" for covering us twice during the relief camps. Some pictures as follows:



The eye camp at Utkal Balashram ended successfully with the screening of 142 children - 28 blind, 27 deaf/dumb & 87 orphans. Free eye drops & spectacles were provided to the ones in need. 5 visually impaired children were able to see better with the help of high power spectacles and the happiness on their faces made our day. We thank the Cuttack district collector & CDMO for giving us the opportunity to serve the needy children.

The camp at Sovaniya Sikhyashram, Bidanasi, Cuttack was a successful one with over 270 students screened for various eye conditions. The camp took place in 3 phases. Dr. Ruby Moharana from Apex Eyecare prescribed/provided them medicines as required. Distribution of free spectacles was also done to the ones in need. We thank Apex Eye Care, Cuttack, Odisha for their support.


​Here is the slideshow of pics from the camp.

On the occasion of World Glaucoma Week 2017, Kiran: The Ray Of Hope in association with the Doctors & Associates of Apex Eye Care organized an awareness rally and distributed pamphlets across Cuttack on 18th March' 2017.

Kiran: The Ray Of Hope (Registered under the SOCIETIES ACT XXI OF 1860) has been founded by Saswat Mishra & objectives of the society follows


  • To organize cataract surgery camps: Cataract is responsible for almost 80% of curable blindness and a lot many people in Odisha have cataract but because of financial problems, they are not able to get it operated. We will visit different villages of Odisha and identify patients with different ophthalmic diseases especially cataract, get them to Apex hospital, Cuttack, operate them and take them back to their villages. The transportation, operation & food arrangements for two days will be free of cost.
  • To organize camps for detection of diabetic retinopathy followed by fundus photography and laser treatment at Apex Hospital, Cuttack which will be provided at subsidized cost.
  • Eye check up camps for children at different schools & colleges in Odisha. Vision check up and provision for providing free spectacles for underprivileged children. 
  • Arrangement of free medical treatment for destitute patients irrespective of caste, creed & color.
  • Prevention of cruelty towards stray dogs and animals. Creating awareness amongst people to be more sensitive and loving towards these animals.
  • To establish or aid in establishing institutes related to eye care, health care, nursing, nutrition & other such institutes for the welfare of the society.
  • To take up steps for creating awareness within the public for eye care, healthcare, hygienic living & peaceful co-existence between different social segments.
  • To produce or aid in producing multimedia educational films, documentaries & other learning materials to educate the people & create awareness amongst them for hygienic living, emphasis on healthcare, especially eye care.
  • And to take up such other activities as may be decided by the executive body from time to time, in keeping with the main aims & objectives of the society.

Please visit our Facebook Page for additional detailshttps://www.facebook.com/TheRayOfHopeKiran/

We thank the CDMO & Collector of Cuttack & the School authorities for allowing us to conduct a free eye screening camp at the school premises. We screened over 70 students for various eye conditions & prescribed/provided them medicines as required. Free spectacles were also provided to all the students in need of it. We consider this camp as a very successful one & plan to conduct more such camps at different schools/organization across Odisha in the near future. 


We derived a lot of satisfaction by serving the people in need. It also provided us great motivation to continue this momentum going forward. Here is the slideshow of pics from the camp.

Celebrated the 4th year of our existence by bringing smiles on the faces of these lovely kids of Aurobindo Integral School, Biribati, Cuttack, Odisha

We feel privileged to serve the students of Asha O Ashwasana, a school for the slum children run by Padma Shri D Prakash Rao, a tea seller from Cuttack. Total 63 students were benefited from the eye screening camp. We thank everyone who supported us to make it successful.

Almost 100 adults and some children were provided free eye checkup during the camp at Sri Sathya Public School, Badambadi, Cuttack on June 2nd. Eye drops were provided at no cost. The underprivileged were provided free spectacles. Dr. Ruby Moharana spoke on various issues like cataract, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, eye care for pediatric age group & how squint cases can be rectified by not so complex operations. Booklets containing valuable information on eye care were distributed to all. We thank each and everyone who assisted us in making the camp successful. An article was published today in the Odia daily "The Samaja". Some photographs from the camp.

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Apex Eye Care, Cuttack in association with Kiran: The Ray Of Hope organized Glaucoma awareness rally on 16th March, 2019 on the occasion of World Glaucoma Week 2019. Some pictures from the rally.

Eye Screening Camp held at Sovaniya Sikhyshram, Bidanasi, Cuttack, Odisha on 21st, 28th January & 18th February' 2017

​​Kiran: The Ray of Hope organized two free eye camps in the month of January & February 2019 at Apex Eye Care, Cuttack. In addition to providing free consultation to the needy, spectacles, investigations and cataract operations were done at subsidized cost. Total of 100 patients were benefited. Some photographs from the camp.

Eye Screening Camp held at Aurobindo Integral School, Basundhara, Biribati, Cuttack, Odisha on 17th & 24th December, 2016.