About Dr. Bharti Kashyap

Born 15th may 1967 Dr Bharti Kashyap MBBS Honours MS in ophthalmology fellow in cornea LVPEI is bringing fresh hope and support for women and child health care in Jharkhand

  

Recognition

Conferred Nari Shakti Puraskar 2017 by Honorable President of India, for women empowerment on March 8, 2018

Awarded thrice by National Indian Medical Association, women empowerment award 2018, Doctor of the Year Award, 2017 and Med Achiever Award 2014 by New Delhi, for contribution to society particularly women, children and medical profession.

USA based Service Beyond Borders has acknowledged her extraordinary contribution towards women empowerment in Jharkhand for 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 for enabling lakhs of women  to get early diagnosis and free treatment of cervical pre cancer, genital infections and other genital problems

Dr Kashyap got the most honoured invite by Honorable Narendra Modi for Chai pe Charcha, on International Womens Day 2014

For service to humanity, Dr Kashyap has been conferred with many state level awards by Honorable Governors Chief Ministers and health minister of Jharkhand

 

Eye Donation Breaking Taboos, Saving Lives

She has to her credit the first post humus eye donation and the first free cornea transplant of the then unified Bihar and Jharkhand in 1995 

She founded first active eye bank of Bihar Jharkhand, Kashyap Memorial Eye Bank which has so far successfully carried out 482 cornea transplants, all free of charge

Over the past 14 years, through innovative Run for Vision and now Blindfolded Marathons 2018 and 2019, Dr Kashyap has helped break the taboo of organ donation, encouraging people and families to come forward to pledge their eyes and donate eyes of deceased family members

The credit of first post humus eye donation of Bihar and Jharkhand in 1995 happened due to her relentless eye donation awareness activities.  She has to her credit the first cornea transplant in the then unified Bihar in 1995. 

 

Fighting blindness Transforming Lives, Extending Horizons

Between 2007 and 2018, Dr Kashyap has more than 20 Lakhs children enrolled in Government run schools all over the state of Jharkhand

Thousands of children, who had at one stage, had dropped out of schools due to undetected and untreated eye infections, refractive errors, cataracts, squints, night blindness etc are now happily back at their schools, after being provided free eye glasses, vitamin A tablets, cataract removal surgery and world class eye care at Kashyap Memorial Eye Hospital, Ranchi and through   free eye screening and refraction and eye surgery camps, all free of cost

Her beneficiaries also include victims of child trafficking, spastic children, diabetics, old age home residents, spastics, newspaper hawkers, daily wages workers, railway station porters, primitive tribes and people residing in the more difficult terrains of Jharkhand

 

 

Founder of NABH accredited tertiary care eye hospital 2006

Through Kashyap Memorial Eye Hospital Ranchi, that she has set up is providing state of art eye care at heavily subsidized cost to common people of Jharkhand

 

Empowering rural women War against cervical cancer  

Since 2014, as chair person, Indian Medical Association, Women doctors Wing, Jharkhand Chapter, Dr Kashyap has been waging a war against cervical cancer, the second most common cause of death of women of India, by organising free cervical cancer screening camps in tribal areas of Jharkhand   educating women on nutrition, genital hygiene, multiple pregnancies and evils of pushing their girl child into early marriages

Due to her continuous campaigns, 11 out of 23 Sadar Hospitals of Jharkhand 50% in  Santhal Parganas, Ranchi, Koderma, Giridih, Khunti  and Hazaribagh have been  equipped with cervical pre cancer detection and treatment  equipments

 

Building Talent Enabling Jharkhand to become global hub of supply of trained manpower

1 To lend teeth to her fight against blindness, Dr Kashyap has trained thousands of  government school teachers  in vision testing detecting Vitamin A deficiency, cataract, eye infections, squints, lazy eyes

2 Since 2004, providing optometry internship training to BSc Honours and diploma students through various Paramedical Courses affiliated to IGNOU, FOREC and State level Councils, thereby creating a pool of trained manpower for Jharkhand to reach the goal of eliminating avoidable blindness by 2020

3 Pioneered training programmes for gynaecologists working in state run Sadar Hospitals of Jharkhand on cervical screening through VIA screening methodology and colposcopy guided CRYO treatment by trained onco gynaecologist from USA, Delhi and Kolkata

 

STOP BLINDNESS Jyot se Jyot Jalao Diabetic Retinopathy Research Campaign for 2018 to 2019

She participated in All India Ophthalmological Society Academic & Research Committee, AIOS ARC Pan India diabetic retinopathy project and sent 1000 diabetic patients data from hilly, rural and urban areas of Jharkhand

IMPACT

 

Helping AIOS in its research for making management protocol of diabetic retinopathy based on Indian patients research

 

NATIONAL AWARDS

1 Conferred Nari Shakti Puraskar 2017 by Honorable president of India for women empowerment by Ministry of Women and Child Welfare, Govt. Of India, on International Womens Day, March 8, 2018

2 IIRSI Gold medal for Excellence in Cataract refractive surgery in 2019

3 Best Community Ophthalmology Award in the 2nd Annual Conference of Women Ophthalmologists Society of India, December 2017

4 Doctor of the Year Award by the National Indian Medical Association for exemplary contribution in community services, international scientific presentations, excellent academics and visionary societal leadership in 2017

5 Association of Community Ophthalmologist of India Award for the most successful implementation of Indian National Programme for Control of Blindness in 2015

6 ACOIN National Award by Honourable Governor of Uttar Pradesh Shri Ram Naik for Promoting Young Ophthalmologist March 22, 2015

7 Med Achiever National Award for excellent community services by Union Health Minister Dr Harshvardhan in a function organized by National IMA at New Delhi on Doctors Day 1st July 2014

8 Leadership development Award by All India Ophthalmic Society in 2008

9 Award from All India Milli Council by Governor of Jharkhand for Excellent Base Hospital Phaco cataract Surgery Eye Camp 2007 

INTERNATIONAL AWARDS

1 British Excellence award to be presented by Honorable ambassador of India to Austria H.E. Ms Renu Pall on 24th September 2018 in Vienna, Austria for honorable efforts in the area of blindness in children and underprivileged sections of society in tribal and primitive tribal areas of Jharkhand
2 Certificate of Recognition from Service Beyond Borders, Michigan, USA for extraordinary contribution in Cervical Cancer Eradication and Anemia Prevention campaign for primitive tribal and under privileged women of Rajmahal, Sahebganj and Santhal Pargana, Jharkhand, organized in January 2018
3 Recognition Award by American Society of Cataract and Refractive surgery foundation for humanitarian eye care in the area of cataract blindness in backward tribal state of Jharkhand, India, December 2017
4 Certificate of Recognition from Service Beyond Borders, Michigan, USA for extraordinary contribution in Cervical Cancer Eradication and Anemia Prevention campaign for primitive tribal and under privileged women of Bishrampur, Palamau, Jharkhand, organised in January 2017
5 Certificate of Recognition from Service Beyond Borders, Michigan, USA for extraordinary contribution in Cervical Cancer Eradication and Anemia Prevention campaign for primitive tribal and under privileged women of Bishrampur, Palamau, Jharkhand, organised in January 2016
6 Certificate of Recognition from Service Beyond Borders, Michigan, USA for extraordinary contribution in Cervical Cancer Eradication and Anemia Prevention campaign for primitive tribal and under privileged women in blocks of Ranchi district, Jharkhand, organised in January 2015

STATE LEVEL AWARDS

1 Certificates of recognition, from Health Department, Jharkhand for combating blindness and cervical cancer eradication in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019


2 Awards from Governor for cervical cancer eradication initiative in primitive tribal zones in 2017, 2018 and 2019

3 Felicitation by Nobel Laureate for exemplary contribution to Vision for Young Jharkhand 2017

4 Start up India Award by Governor of Jharkhand in 2016

5 Award from Chief Minister and Health Minister for cervical cancer eradication initiative in primitive tribal areas in 2016

6 Award from Chief Minister, Jharkhand, for women and children welfare work in 2016

7 Award by Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board in 2014

8 Women Achiever Award by Governor of Jharkhand 2014

9 Award by Governor of Jharkhand, for founding first NABH accredited eye hospital       in Ranchi 2014

10 Award by Governor of Jharkhand for eye donation campaign 2014

11 Best Doctor Award by Chief Minister in 2012


12 Pratibha Samman Award by Governor of Jharkhand 2012

13 Award for Best CSR activities from Chief Minister of Jharkhand 2012

14 Award of excellence for eye donation awareness by Union Minister of Tourism in 2012

15 Jharkhand Ratna Award in 2010

16 Successful Women Entrepreneurship Award in 2009

17 IMA Award in 2009

18 Award for initiating Phaco technique eye Camp 2006

19 Award for Eye Donation Awareness Campaign by Governor, Jharkhand 2005

20 D K Bose Gold Medal by Chief Minister in 2002 and Dukhan Ram Oration Award by Governor at Bihar Ophthalmological Society 1996 for best scientific paper

ACHIEVEMENTS

Conferred Nari Shakti Puruskar 2017 by President of India, for women and children empowerment 2018

 

Lauded by Service Beyond Borders, USA, for women empowerment in Jharkhand for 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018

 

National IMA Women Empowerment Award, Doctor of the Year 2017, Med Achiever Award 2014

 

One of the 6 women invited by Honorable Narendra Modi at Chai pe Charcha, organized to focus on women empowerment on International Womens Day 2014

 

For Cervical cancer eradication, successfully campaigned strengthening 11 government Sadar Hospitals out of 23 hospitals with cervical pre cancer detection and treatment machines, organised training of government sector gynaecologists by oncogynaecologist from all over world

 

She has to her credit the first post humus eye donation and the first free cornea transplant of the then unified Bihar and Jharkhand in 1995   

Organizing Run for Vision and innovative blind folded marathons for the past 14 years to spread organ donation awareness  

Submitted data of 1000 DIABETIC patients from Jharkhand to All India Ophthalmological Society for Academic Research Committees Pan India diabetic retinopathy research project 

Founder Director of Kashyap Memorial Eye Hospital, Ranchi, NABH accredited   for four consecutive terms since Feb 2009 and providing masses of Jharkhand best quality treatment at affordable cost

 

 Introduced Femto Laser Cataract and Lasik Surgery in Jharkhand, provided spectacle free vision and crafted future of youth at very subsidized rates for people of Jharkhand

 

Credited with maximum number of international presentations on Ophthalmology from Jharkhand

 

Pioneered optometry start ups in Jharkhand

 

CONTRIBUTION TO THE SOCIETY

Empowering rural women War against cervical cancer  

Organizing women health camps, treating genital infections free of cost of thousands of women, providing cryo treatment to cervical pre cancer sufferers at camp sites, organizing training for gynaecologists on diagnosis and treatment of cervical pre cancer

IMPACT

Thousands of women have been cured of cervical pre cancer and genital infections, free of cost

Governor and MLAs of different parts of Jharkhand helped her in equipping 13 out of 23 Government Sadar Hospitals with cervical cancer pre cancer treatment machines

 

Fighting blindness Transforming Lives

 

Completed eye screening of 20 lakh government school children, provided spectacles and state of art cataract surgery free of cost

 

IMPACT

Thousands of school dropouts are back in schools

 

Eye Donation Breaking Taboos, Saving Lives

 

She has to her credit the first post humus eye donation and the first free cornea transplant of the then unified Bihar and Jharkhand in 1995

She founded first active eye bank of Bihar Jharkhand, Kashyap Memorial Eye Bank which has so far successfully carried out 482 cornea transplants, many free of charge

Through innovative Run for Vision for 14 years and now Blindfolded Marathons 2018 and 2019, she has encouraged people to come forward to pledge and donate eyes of deceased family members

 

IMPACT

Eye donations and cornea transplantations are gaining momentum

 

Jyot se Jyot Jalao Diabetic Retinopathy Research Campaign for 2018 to 2019

 

She participated in All India Ophthalmological Society – Academic & Research Committee AIOS-ARC Pan India diabetic retinopathy project and sent 1000 diabetic patients data from hilly, rural and urban areas of Jharkhand

IMPACT

Helping AIOS in its research for making management protocol of diabetic retinopathy based on Indian patients research

 

CONTRIBUTION TO THE OPHTHALMOLOGY

Founder Director of Kashyap Memorial Eye Hospital, Ranchi, NABH accredited for four consecutive terms since Feb 2009 and providing masses of Jharkhand best quality treatment at affordable cost

 

Brought latest diagnostic and surgical innovations in the field of Ophthalmology

 

Pioneered use of worlds latest innovation in cataract and lasik surgery, femto laser assisted cataract and lasik surgery has crafted the future of many youth by spectacle free vision

Chief instructor in Technical Skill Transfer Courses 2017 and 2018 in All India Ophthalmological Society conferences

 

PAPER PRESENTATION AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL

 

Has maximum number of international presentations to her credit in the field of Ophthalmology from State of Jharkhand.

 

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery San diego 2019, Washington DC 2018 and Los Angeles, California 2017

European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons  Paris 2019, Vienna 2018, Lisbon 2017, Copenhagen 2016, Barcelona 2015

American Academy of Ophthalmology Chicago, IL 2016

Asia Pacific Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Bali and Taipei 2016

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology ARVO, USA 2013 and 2012

 

Has played role in strengthening knowledge of ophthalmologists of Jharkhand by organizing workshops on Cornea, OT Design and Protocol, Tips and Tricks in Femto laser cataract and Lasik surgery, Vitreo Retinal surgery and Glaucoma and Retinopathy of Prematurity 2007 to 2019

 

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