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600 underprivileged children screened as part of visual acuity test campaign

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Seeking to benefit the eyesight of underprivileged children, around 600 of them were screened as part of a campaign organised here to test their visual acuity, officials said Wednesday.

Fiji's High Commissioner to India Yogesh Punja, and and former candidate, Aisha Amjad, participated in the campaign on Wednesday and distributed spectacles to school children, an NGO said.

The campaign, which screened around 600 children in the at Kitchener Road, Malcha Marg, concluded with the distribution of 50 spectacles to needy children with refractive errors," India Institute (IVI) said in a statement.

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First Published: Wed, October 10 2018. 17:10 IST