World Sight Day

World Sight Day

World Sight Day is a global event meant to draw attention to blindness and vision impairment. 

LOVE YOUR EYES AT WORK is the theme of this year. This World Sight Day, the focus is on helping people understand the importance of protecting their vision in the workplace and calling on business leaders to priorities the eye health of workers, everywhere.

The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India is the nodal department to look after all the development agenda of Persons with Disabilities of the country. 

With the vision to create awareness about Visual impairment among the masses, the Department is observing the World Sight Day on 12th October 2023, through the institutions associated with it by conducting various events across the country.

World Sight Day is held each year, on the second Thursday of October. This year World Sight Day will be observed on 12th October. 

World Sight Day 2023 Theme

The theme of World Sight Day 2023 is "Love Your Eyes at Work." The main agenda of this theme is to promote and highlight the significance of eye care at workplaces.

Key Takeaways

This year, World Sight Day will take place on October 12, 2023 with the theme: Love Your Eyes At Work.