Phone : +977-056-520333,523333

The Hiralal Santudevi Pradhan Institute of Ophthalmic Sciences (Bharatpur Eye Hospital, Bharatpur, Chitwan) was established in 1987 under Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh (NNJS-National society for comprehensive eye care) with financial, technical and managerial support from BCCI foundation Pakisthan and SEVA Foundation, USA and SEVA Canada Society, Canada. Initially, it was established to provide eye care services in chitwan district but in the pursuit of growth and expansion and with the tremendous support from various international organization, relentless efforts and commitment put in, by its staff members and continued cooperation from local community, have made it possible for BEH today, to provide its qualitative eye care services beyond Chitwan district. Bharatpur eye hospital was established in 2044 BS  and situated at Bharatpur- 10 ,likewise it has New OPD  in city .It was established in 2067 BS. , at Bharatpur Hight. The hospital also provides services to remote people who could not able to come at Bharatpur through eye care service center at three remote places– kawasoti, Parsa, Madi.

Aim and Objective

To eliminate curable blindness from chitwan and neighbouring district by 2020.

To provide quality eye care services at minimum price

To provide services to poor and under privileged patient.

Coverage area 15 districts

Chitwan, Nawalparasi, Dhading, Gorkha, Makwanpur,, Lamjung, Bara, Parsa, Sarlahi, Rautahat, mahottari, Sankhuwasav, Taplejung, Tanahu, Dhankuta

 Available Surgery:

Phaco, SICS, DCR/DCT, Glaucoma, Pterygium graft, RD /Vitrectomy, Laser, Intravitreal  Orjodex/ Avastin/ triamcinolone.

Other activities:

School Screening,Surgical Eye Camp,

Diagnostic Screening Treatment

Training Activities:

Teachers training

Drug Retailers training

FCHVS training

Mother group training



Recent Upgradation:

Phaco Surgery – continuing

DCR surgery continuing

Retina Surgery Continuing

RD/ Vitrectomy Surgery continuing

Developing hospital as a  training center

Emerging as tertiary  eye care center


Future plan:

To Upgrade existing specialty clinic

To start pediatric , glaucoma, cornea, services

To open PECC in Dhading

To start SICS / Phaco training

To start  MD program

Develop hospital as tertiary eye care institute


  Service Expansion

During the year, the hospital continued providing all its existing services including subspecialty services of Oculoplasty, Retina,and pediatric surgeries under General Anesthesia.

 Academic Activities

Intermediate in Ophthalmic Science program is run under Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT) collaborating with School of Health Science, Bharatpur.

Fellowship in VR is running.

During the year, Phaco training was offered to one ophthalmologist from Nepal Eye Hospital, Kathmandu.


Data in 2023

Total OPD :  2,78,495

Total Surgery :10,425