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Sagar Trust : Free Oculoplastic Surgeries for the poor - Combating Reversible Blindness
Your contributions can help the visually impaired lead a life of dignity

Sagar Trust was founded in 2009 by Dr. Anjali Mehta & Mr. Kapil Mehta. The objective of the Trust was to pioneer the segment related to non-cataract blindness particularly oculoplastics – which includes all diseases of the eyelids and peri-ocular area. Throughout the year, the trust organizes several free local eye camps, occasional out-station surgical camps, and oculoplastic surgeries for the poor and under-priviledged.

Sagar Trust - List of Trustees

  1. Dr. (Capt) Anjali Mehta  

Dr. Anjali Mehta, an alumnus from Armed Forces Medical College Pune, Military Hospital Abohar, Army Hospital Delhi & Research and Referral (Army) Hospital, Delhi is an ex-army eye surgeon, specializing in cataract & oculoplastic Surgery. Professional and extremely committed to her craft, Dr. Mehta has 13 years of experience in general ophthalmology including, 11 years specialised experience in phacoemulsification (cataract) surgery and oculoplasty. Dr. Anjali Mehta's Resume Over the years, she has successfully presented and published some papers on oculoplasty. Dr. Anjali is currently running her own eye clinic in Dwarka, New Delhi which is well equipped with OPD and OT facilities, providing a high standard of eye care to patients of all ages and from all sections of the society.

  2. Mr. Kapil Mehta  
  Mr. Kapil Mehta is the Managing Director of SecureNow Insurance Broker Pvt. Ltd, a venture that he is starting-up to distribute term and health insurance in the country. He was formerly the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of DLF Pramerica Life Insurance Company Ltd. (DPLI), a joint venture that he was associated with from its inception in 2006. Prior to joining DPLI, Kapil has worked at companies such as McKinsey & Company and Unilever. Apart from India, he has worked in South Korea, Brazil and Thailand. Kapil is an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and a mechanical engineering graduate from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.  
  3. Dr. Ritu Aurora  
  Dr. Aurora, an alumnus of Maulana Azad Medical College, is a highly regarded eye surgeon who has been involved with teaching and training eye doctors in cataract surgery. She is a senior consultant with the Max group of hospitals and the MMR eye institute. She is a prolific surgeon who has done over 25,000 cataract surgeries. Her other areas of interest include paediatric ophthalmology and Lasik. Dr. Aurora is a frequent presenter at ophthalmic conferences.  
  4. Dr. (Col) Prakash Chitalkar  
  Dr. Chitalkar, an alumnus of Armed forces Medical College has had an illustrious career in the field of oncology both in the Army and outside it. He has worked at and headed the oncology department at reputed hospitals around the country. He has authored and presented over a hundred presentations. He has taught and trained several young oncologists. He is a member of various boards and oncology societies. His special expertise is in paediatric haemato-oncology. He is currently heading the department at Asia Pacific Cancer Hospital at Faridabad.  
  5. Mr. Ranjit Gupta  
  Mr. Gupta is currently the chief executive officer of Indiabulls Power Limited., the flagship power company of the Indiabulls group. He has over 18 years of experience in the energy sector in engineering and managerial roles in reputed companies in India and abroad. He has also worked with Schlumberger Anadrill, Jakarta as Country Manager from November '01 - May '03. He started his career with the leading multinational oil field services company in the world, Schlumberger, during which he served across the world in various operational and managerial roles. He is a Bachelor of Technology (Mechanical Engineering) from lIT- Bombay.  
  6. Mr. Deepak Verma  

Mr Deepak Verma is a highly respected financial services professional - experienced in insurance and banking. Currently he has founded and leads Sheffield and Vermark, a specialist international retained search firm. Prior to that Mr. Verma has led the financial services practice of a global top ten retained executive search firm. He was earlier the Managing Director of CGU-Birla Life Insurance (now Aviva) and has considerable experience in senior positions with highly reputed multinationals such as Citibank, Gillete, HSBC and ABN. Mr. Verma is an alumnus of XLRI Jamshedpur.

  7. Mr. Amit Sinha  

Mr. Sinha is an experienced corporate professional. He is currently a Director with SecureNow Insurance Broker Pvt. Ltd. Previously he has worked as the President, Indicus Analytics. Mr. Sinha has deep experience of the health care sector in India. He has been involved with several projects for industry and government. Amongst others these included a dental health study for the Dental Council of India and a study of surgical procedures in 600 large and medium sized hospitals of the 5 metro cities of India - for a private sector client. He has also worked in reputed companies such as Indian Agribusiness Systems, ITW Signode and Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. He is an alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad, IIT Madras and Nagpur University.

  8. Mr. Ritin Rai  

Ritin Rai is currently an independent practising lawyer who specialises in corporate law and litigation. He is an advocate with the Supreme Court of India. Prior to this he has been an associate at Pathak and Associates and also with the business practice group at Jones Day. Ritin is an alumnus of St Stephens college, Campus Law Centre Delhi university, Harvard law school and Oxford university.

Sagar Trust (Regd), Exempted from Tax u/s 80 G, (5) (iv) of I.T. act, 1961 Vide Director of Income Tax
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