Jharsuguda: Dr. Nivedita Guru, an ophthalmologist at the District Headquarters Hospital in Jharsuguda, was bestowed with a certificate of appreciation by the Government of Odisha for executing the maximum number of cataract surgeries during 2022-23 in a peripheral hospital.
The accolade was conferred during a state-level gathering on World Sight Day, which is commemorated on October 12 every year. Dr. Guru is among only three ophthalmologists in the state to have received this honor.
Dr. Guru’s accomplishment serves as a testament to her unwavering determination and steadfastness in delivering top-notch eye care to the residents of Jharsuguda. Cataract stands as a prime cause of blindness in India, and Dr. Guru’s endeavors have aided in restoring vision to numerous individuals in the district. This moment fills Jharsuguda with pride, and we express our heartfelt gratitude for Dr. Guru’s invaluable contributions to our community.