Dwarka Das Welfare Society with the support of Bashundhara Eye Hospital and Research Institute (BEHRI) administered free treatment to 1,800 poverty-stricken eye patients at a daylong eye camp on the Dwarka Das Agarwala Mohila College premises at Harinarayanpur in Kushtia on Tuesday.
In addition to examining the eyes, medicines and glasses were provided for free.
Bashundhara Residential Area in Dhaka. Surgeries for the first batch of the patients are likely to start on May 10.
Prof Dr Md Saleh Uddin, a renowned eye specialist and director of the hospital, along with Dr Zerin Parvin, Dr Majumder Golam Rabbi, and Dr Mustakin Monir and eight ophthalmic technologists conducted the medical team.
Gitanjali Jewellers Chairman Paban Kumar Agarwal established Dwarka Das Welfare Society to serve helpless people in the area. He was also present at the eye camp.
Also on several occasions, Dwarka Das Welfare Society in association with Bashundhara Eye Hospital took such initiative to provide free treatment to impoverished people.