Objectives

  • To run the Eye Bank on "Non-Profit" basis as per the guidelines of Eye Bank Association of India.
  • To heed "Right for Sight" programme vision 2020 of Government of India.
  • To assist in the National Prevention and Control of Blindness programme of Government of India.
  • To create awareness and propagate the need to "Donate Eyes" through various medias and taking the asistance of various social and service organizations.
  • To manage and run the Eye Bank to International standards.

Statistics as per Eye Bank Association of India

  • Blind Population world over
  • Blind Population in India - over 2.5 Millions
  • Addition of the Blind Population per year in India - 25,000
  • Number of Eye Banks functioning in India -120
  • Number of donor eyes received and transplanted in India - 18,000 Per year, as against the requirement of 40,000 per year.

It may be noted that out of over 2.5 million blind people, majority of them being children, industrial workers and agricultural laborers are the unfortunate victims of corneal blindness.

With this backdrop, like minded and service oriented group of citizens comprising of Eye specialists and philanthropic people from different walks of life formed together to form the VEBART trust to run an Eye bank and other related activities to combat corneal blindness and in turn help the NPCB National Programme for control of blindness.

Mohsin Eye Bank's Cornea collection and utilisation data from 2008 - 2012 (Calender year)

YearTotal CollectionHCRPVoluntaryCollection CentresTransplantationsRate of Transplant
2008 226 86 110 30 132 58%
2009 262 72 143 47 171 65%
2010 492 158 184 150 333 68%
2011 420 129 145 136 284 68%
2012 700 297 307 96 513 73%
2013 827 425 296 106 533 64%

Mohsin Eye Bank's Cornea collection and utilisation data from 2001-2011(Financial year)

YearTotal CollectionHCRPVoluntaryCollection CentresTransplantations
2001-02 12 6 6 - 11
2002-03 36 4 32 - 23
2003-04 64 6 58 - 47
2004-05 89 21 68 - 53
2005-06 105 29 64 12 58
2006-07 181 34 103 44 71
2007-08 171 22 99 50 85
2008-09 240 28 188 24 147
2009-10 310 74 157 79 222
2010-11 497 172 153 172 315
2011-12 447 165 172 110 311
2012-13          
Total 2152 561 1100 491 1200

Mohsin Eye Bank's Cornea collection and Transplantation data from 2001-2013

YearCornea CollectionTransplantation
2001 12 11
2002 36 23
2003 64 47
2004 89 53
2005 105 58
2006 181 71
2007 171 85
2008 226 132
2009 262 181
2010 492 333
2011 420 284
2012 700 513
2013 827 533

Mohsin Eye Bank's Cornea collection and utilisation data from 2001 - 2013

YearTotal CollectionTransplantationsHCRPTransplanVoluntaryTransplanCollection CentresTransplantsRate of Transplant
2001 12 11 6 6 6 5 - - 92%
2002 36 23 4 3 32 19 - - 64%
2003 64 47 6 5 58 41 - - 73%
2004 89 53 21 15 68 38 - - 60%
2005 105 58 29 19 64 34 12 5 55%
2006 181 71 34 17 103 39 44 15 40%
2007 171 85 22 13 99 51 50 21 50%
2008 226 132 86 58 110 59 30 15 58%
2009 262 171 72 54 143 91 47 26 65%
2010 492 333 158 112 184 148 152 73 68%
2011 420 284 129 95 145 99 142 90 68%
2012 700 513 297 247 307 193 108 73 73%
2013 827 533 425 303 296 177 106 53 64%
2014 905 514 476 321 429 193      
Total 4490 2828 1765 1268 2044 1187      

Monthly wise statastics for corneas 2014

MonthsTotal corneas collectionTransplantsHCRP collectionTransplantsVoluntary collectionTransplants
Jauary 78 34 28 16 50 18
February 53 30 25 19 28 11
March 58 39 36 28 22 11
April 70 41 34 20 36 21
May 64 46 32 24 32 22
June 77 49 31 24 46 25
July 106 66 58 41 48 25
August 103 68 72 54 31 14
September 83 50 51 35 32 15
October 60 31 28 16 32 15
November 50 26 32 20 18 6
December 103 34 49 24 54 10
Total 905 514 476 321 429 193

2001-2014 Total Collection Transplantations

2001-2014 HCRP Transplantations

2001-2014 Voluntary Transplantations

2014 Total Collection Transplantations Month Wise

2014 HCRP Transplantations Month Wise

2014 Voluntary Transplantations Month Wise