With 70% of its employees being women at Tanjore Centre, Maxivision encourageswomen empowerment in its workplace.
Hyderabad 28th September 2023: Maxivision Super Speciality Eye Hospitals (“Maxivision”), one of India’s leading and fastest-growing chain of private eye care hospitals, has launched its world-class Super Specialty Eye Hospital in Tanjore, Tamil Nadu, today (28th September 2023). Maxivision operates around 40 hospitals in the states of Telangana, AP, and Gujarat and is one of the leading eye care chains in India, poised to be a 100-hospital network in 2025.
Thiru T.R.B. Rajaa, Hon’ble Minister for Industries, Government of Tamil Nadu inaugurated the hospital in the presence of Thiru Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi, Hon’ble Minister for School Education, Government of Tamil Nadu; Dr. GSK Velu, Promoter & Chairman, Maxivision; Mr. A Ganesan, Director, Maxivision; Mr. VS Sudheer, Chief Executive Officer, Maxivision; Dr.ShibuVarkey, Regional Medical Director,Tamil Nadu Maxivisionand Dr.Sivavignesh, Chief Medical Officer, Tanjore Maxivision. This launch was done as a part of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Maxivision and the Government of Tamil Nadu earlier this month, Project Velicham.
Tanjore is a Super Specialty Eye Hospital, with over 7000 square feet of space, with all state-of-the-art ophthalmic surgical and diagnostic equipment. The Centre is also equipped with three gold-standard, infection control theatres with modular HEPA filters. Dr.Siva Vignesh, Dr.Eeswari, Dr.Ramya, are full-time senior ophthalmologists who will perform all surgeries and diagnostics, and Dr.Shibu Varkey, Regional Head for Tamil Nadu, and his team of Super specialists will be visiting consultants to operate various specialty eye clinics, in this eye hospital in Tanjore. The hospital will offer the entire gamut of eye care services which includes Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma Surgeries, Diabetic Retina lasers and surgeries, LASIK and Robotic eye surgeries, a specialty clinic for Diabetic Retinal issues, Oculoplasty, and Paediatric Eye Care. This centre is equipped with the world’s best technology equipment for advanced eye care treatments with an investment of over 4 Crores. This centre will have a pharmacy and optical store with all types of prescription glasses, frames, and specialty lenses ranging from Rs.300 to 15000. Neuberg Diagnostics, our associate company and one of the leading reference laboratory chains will operate a 24/7 pathology collection centre in this hospital and home care services in pathology in and around Tanjore.
Dr. GSK Velu, Promoter and Chairman of Maxivision Super Speciality Eye Hospitals, said “This is our first initiative post signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Government of Tamil Nadu, in the esteemed presence of Honorable Chief Minister Thiru MK Stalin and the Minister of Industries, Dr. T.R.B Rajaa. As a part of Project Velicham, Maxivision proudly dedicates this cutting-edge eye care hospital to the population of Tanjore and the neighbouring talukas. This new hospital helps in our vision of responding to the increasing challenges of eye care in the state. The project Velicham also emphasises Women’s empowerment. Our staffing constitutes 70% of women in the total workforce at Tanjore Centre, reflecting Maxivision’s commitment to women’s empowerment and creating more workplace opportunities for them. Very Soon we will also invest in upgrading the technologies in this centre, to more Super Specialties, full time, so that people of Tanjore district need not travel to nearby large cities for any treatments in eye care”Mr Sudheer VS, Chief Executive Officer of Maxivision Super Speciality Eye Hospitals, said “We are very happy to kick start our Project Velicham in this pious heritage city of Tamil Nadu. This state-of-the-art hospital will soon be a spoke to a Mega Super Tertiary Hub, which is planned to open in Trichy by October 2023 in November we will also be opening, Perambalur, and Kumbakonam which will then be a Hub-and-Spoke model, to offer very systematic process-oriented eye care in all super specialties. In December we will also be opening a mega Tertiary care centre in Madurai, and developing spokes for this centre in Tuticorin and Theni. This model of the hub-and-spoke ecosystem will also be launched in other cities of Tamil Nadu, like Salem, Erode, Dharmapuri, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, and Pollachi, with Tertiary, Secondary, and Vision Centres model in eye care. With Vision Centres in deep rural pockets around Tanjore, we will touch base lakhs of patients in the micro market to enable preventive eye care measures. Apart from this Maxivision Tanjore will have a dedicated community ophthalmology team that will travel to deep rural villages of Tanjore, with handheld technology, to diagnose eye diseases early and help prevent blindness. BPL patients will be treated free or under a subsidized program funded by our Corporate Social Responsibility allocation.