India Vision Institute (IVI) organized a
comprehensive hands-on capacity building workshop for a group of 35 vision care
professionals of the National Ophthalmic Association (NOA) at Patna from 18th
to 21st September, 2014. The workshop comprised theory and practical sessions
on refraction and dispensing.
Mr Revanth Kumar and Mr M Chandra Shekher from IVI, facilitated the workshop covering a range of topics including essentials of refraction, ophthalmic dispensing, soft skills for optical retail management and entrepreneurship development.
This is the fourth workshop organized by IVI following an agreement between IVI and New Vision Generation India Pvt. Ltd. (NVG) to conduct capacity building workshops for the members of National Ophthalmic Association.
The earlier workshops held at Rohtak, Haryana in December 2013; Trichy, Tamil Nadu in February 2014 and Aurangabad, Maharashtra in August 2014, were well received.
IVI acknowledges the support of New Vision Generation India Pvt. Ltd. in funding the program.