Anantapur: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will officially launch the ‘YSR Kanti Velugu’, a comprehensive eye care scheme on Thursday.
The program is being launched on the occasion of World Sight Day at the Government Junior College for Boys grounds in Anantapur.
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As part of the scheme, eye check-ups will be conducted for people in the State. Beginning with schoolchildren in the first phase of the programme, nearly 5.40 crore people will undergo screening test under the medical scheme. Seventy lakh schoolchildren will be covered from October 10 to 16, and surgeries, would also be performed in the second phase from November 1 to 31, which will be free of cost.