Objectives of the Organisation
∑ To conduct Continuing Medical Education Programmes in relation to Optometry to update the knowledge of members
∑ To conduct research in Optometry, encourage writing books and publishing, enablethe members to work towards bright future of the organization
∑ To demand before the Government and Health Authorities to get better pay, allowances and working conditions for Optometrists
∑ To give local help and speedy solutions to all professional issues affecting the members
∑ To conduct free eye camps for common people
∑ To meet the challenge of blindness and to stop† the huge loss to our economy
∑ To celebrated special occasions such as World Optometry Day, National Eye Donation Fortnight, World Sight Day, World Glaucoma Week etc
∑ To work to maintain religious harmony and national integration
∑ To participate in all NPCB activities to eradicate blindness
Recognition to Association
Recognition is granted to Kerala Govt : Optometrists Association : subjected to conditions specified in Rule 77 of Kerala Government Servants conduct Rules, 1960. Recognition is granted to this Association by personal and Administrative Reforms (Advice-c) Department. As per Go (MS) No: 25/95/P&ARD Thiruvananthapuram Dated 9.11.1995. The Association shall be described as Kerala Government Optometrists Association. Serial Number. 285
Optometrists / Ophthalmic Assistants / Refractionists / Orthoptists / District Ophthalmic Co-ordinators / Tutor Technicians / Netratechnician of various Government Institutions in Kerala.
Rs.50/- along with prescribed form of application is to be submitted to State Committee .Working Fund and donations from members are other income to Association. Working fund of each years is decided by the state committee from time to time. Any member can submit any amount to state committee as donation
1. President †††††† †††††††††††† - 1
2. Vice-presidents †††††† †††††††††††† - 2
3. Gen: Secretary †††††† †††††††††††† - 1
4. Jt: Secretaries ††††††††† †††††††††††† - 2
5. Public Relation Secretary †† - 1
6. Treasurer †††† †††††††††††† †††††††††††† - 1
7. Auditor ††††††† †††††††††††† †††††††††††† - 1
8. State Committee Members - 14
For administrative purpose, committee can co-opt. 3 members to state committee.
President, Gen. secretary,† Jt. Secretaries , Treasurer & Auditor are the members of Executive Committee.
Terms & Conditions
Tenure for administration committee is 1 year.
President is the supreme authority of Association and he/she presides for each and every meeting of Association.
Vice presidents: has the right to support president for administration and can preside the meeting in the absence of president.
General Secretary: He/ She has the right to act according to the decisions of state committee Gen: secretary is the authorised person to call any meeting of association in consultation with President and has the right to collect income and doing expenditure as per decisions of state committee. Gen: Secretary is the custodian of all movable and immovable articles of Association.
Jt:Secretaries: To support the Gen: secretary in action.
Treasurer: To deposit the money in any Nationalised / Scheduled Bank on behalf of President / Gen: Secretary and Treasurer.
A copy of income and expenditure statement made by Gen: secretary is to be convinced to state Treasurer also.
General body is the supreme authority of Association. And has the right to make any amendments in byelaws and has the right to remove any office bearers.