Dr. K.R.Adhikary College of Optometry & Paramedical Technology is imparting training in paramedical courses since 2003 and is affiliated to University of Kalyani and also an ISO 9001:2008 certified institution. In this connection we like to state that shortage of Paramedics is a Global Problem. To reduce the gap between demand & supply of Paramedics, Prof. Dr. Tapan Kumar Adhikary, Founder of this Institution submitted proposals to University of Kalyani on 2002 to introduce different Optometry & Paramedical courses and after considering his proposals University of Kalyani introduced different Optometry and Paramedical Courses from 2003-04 academic session and five certificate courses like Nursing, Community Health Service etc. from 2011-12 academic session. This Institution is the pioneer of Paramedical Colleges under affiliation of a State University in West Bengal.
Another point which we want to mention here is that our Institution is a voluntary organization and registered under S.R. Act.1961 of West Bengal and our VO/NGO Unique ID : WB/2009/0016754 and regularly taking part actively in the social activities that are related to prevention and treatment of health hazards of common people mainly in rural and slum areas. Our institution is also D.M. managing body approved Institution. We also received grant of exemption u/s. 80G (5)(VI) of the income Tax Act 1961 and registration u/s. 12AA of I.T. Act 1961.Our organization also registered under F.C.R.A.
Mission : To Establish the followings: A Rural General Hospital where middle & poor class people will avail super specialty services at nominal charge. An Eye Hospital for rendering services to poor class people at free of cost and for middle class people at minimal charge. "Vocational Training Centre" in different places mainly in semi urban & rural areas. "Rural Health Centre" in different areas for the benefit of poor & backward class people where they will get medical services and different awareness programme will also be arranged. A Nursing College to reduce the gap between demand & supply of nursing staff. Urban, Semi urban and rural "Maternity Centre". A network to prevent HIV/AIDS. A Working Women Hostel. An Old Age Home. A Rehabilitation Centre for Mentally Challenged Population. A Rehabilitation Centre for Drug Addicted People. A Student Hostel for poor & backward class.