B.P. Eye Foundation is dedicated to expanding knowledge, encouraging innovation and implementation of scientific based research outcome. So the foundation comprises a diverse group of competent faculty members, dedicated researchers from public health background to form the Academic and Research department. Our department’s mission revolves around research. Our faculty members are actively involved in pioneering research, multidisciplinary collaborations, and collaborations with government agencies, and international organizations. We hope to discover new knowledge, expand scientific understanding, and create real-world impact through our research.
The foundation has an internal research committee to maintain integrity, support and guide the research done by the department. The department also looks into the academic courses such as Community Ear Health Worker (CEHW), National Board of Medical science (NBMS) in Ophthalmology, Internship in optometry, clinical postings for Nursing and Health Assistants and many more.

The overall task of the A&R comprises of the followings;

  • Apply and obtaining different national and international grants
  • Conducting research
  • Publishing research
  • Sharing findings of the research in different national and international seminars, conferences.
  • Hosting seminar and conference in research
  • Journal club
  • Grant writing
  • Conducting survey
  • Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
  • Collaborating with the Institutions/organizations
  • Conducting Projects