NR Group organizes free cataract eye-screening camp in Mysuru
Mysuru, 1stJune 2019: NR Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the NR group,in association with the Mysuru Race Club charitable trust organized a free cataract eye screening camp at the Mysore Race club Eye hospital today. The camp successfully screened 200 patients from different walks of life.
“Cataract accounts for 62.6% of all blindness affecting 9-12 million bilaterally blindpersons. With this initiative we aim to diagnose early symptoms of cataract amongst these patients.We look forward to organizing many more such initiatives to better the lives of our fellow citizens across Mysore.” – Mr. Arjun Ranga, Managing Director, NR Group.
NR foundation is also a benefactor to the Ranga Rao Memorial School for Differently abled, for visually impaired rural girls in Karnataka.
About NR Foundation
NR Foundation is the nonprofit charitable trust of the NR Group. Sri N. Ranga Rao, founder of NR Group (makers of Cycle Pure Agarbathies) strongly believed in giving a share back to society from what it has received. This belief has now become an ideal of the Group and “NR Foundation” is the result. Education at all levels for the betterment of society at large is an important aspect of their philanthropic activity. NR Foundation also supports a variety of social activities in and outside Mysuru city very passionately. The following are the CSR activities of the foundation:
About Ranga Rao Memorial School for Disabled [RMSD]
Ranga Rao Memorial School for Disabled [RMSD] is a free residential school for visually challenged girls from economically disadvantaged background, giving them confidence to be responsible for themselves. It is the only school in the Karnataka State exclusive to the Girls, The current strength of the school is 100, with a committed set of teachers and Ranga family members serving them for the last 25 years. Students passed out from the school are today working at various institutions and leading their life with dignity which stands testimonial to the noble cause initiated by the NR group.