Nirmal Ashram Eye Institute, Rishikesh, Uttaranchal
This 128-bed eye hospital was inaugurated on 25th March 2007. Operating under the name "Nirmal Ashram Eye Institute", as a part of the Nirmal Mission for Vision society, it joined the Sankara family in 2010, and is operated by Sankara Eye Foundation India (SEFI). It follows the same systems and standards as the Sankara Family and is joining forces towards eradicating curable blindness in India.
The objective of the hospital is to provide the highest quality and cost effective eye surgery to the poorest of the poor of Uttaranchal and surrounding states. The hospital is equipped with state of the art instrumentation including a Phaco-emulsification equipment. Almost all the surgeries will be small-incision-suture-less surgeries. The hospital performs over 10,000 cataract surgeries per year.