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Eye Bank Association of India

Eye Bank Association of India (E.B.A.I.) is a national organisation acting as a resource center for all eye banks and organisations involved in eye donation. The objectives of E.B.A.I. are to increase the collection of eyes, introduce uniform standards in Eye Banks and to educate the public about eye donation and prevention of corneal blindness. Over the past few years, E.B.A.I. has been receiving support from several quarters. Celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Zakhir Hussain, Pandit Hariprasad Chourasia, Tridandi Chinna Jeer Swamijee, Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Chiranjeevi, Rajinikanth and many more have endorsed eye donation. International organisations like ORBIS, Lions Club, Rotary International, etc, have supported many of its activities. The government, too, has helped conduct many seminars and workshop to educate the public about eye donation. Corporates have provided financial and other resources. There are about 404 organisations, registered with E.B.A.I. Many organisations that are not registered also partner in spreading awareness about eye donation and facilitating eye donation in whatever way they can.

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