EyeMitra Program- One of the Best Skill Development Initiatives for Creating Employment
With the funding partner Essilor (2.5 New Vision Generation), Eye Mitra entrepreneurial program has now been scaled up with 15 operational centres (11 in UP and 4 in Rajasthan) at present. Near about 3.8 million refractions have been done till September 2017. 8.5 lakhs people have availed the services of vision testing in the villages itself in the last quarter whereas 2.5 lakhs people availed quality specs on affordable prices.
In the month of September, 125 new EMOs opened their shops which make the cumulative figure of 2770 Eye Mitra Opticians till date. Eye Mitra team is planning to organize on 500 events on 12th October-The World Sight Day.
It is a proud feeling for B-ABLE that EyeMitra program has been recognized by Niti Ayog as one of the best skill development programs for creating employment.