Chairman & Chief Surgeon
Dr. Narpat Solanki completed his Masters in Ophthalmology from Rajasthan University in 1986. He set up his own practice in 1987 at Bangalore as Chief Eye Surgeon and Medical Director of Mahaveer Eye Hospital Pvt. Ltd, which is now known as Dr.Solanki's Eye hospital (DSEH). He was actively involved with establishing the Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital, Bangalore as a member of the Medical Advisory board. Dr. Solanki has also been the Founder and Honorary Medical Director of Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Netralaya. Dr. Solanki has a credit of having successfully performed over 80,000 surgeries till date.
Dr Solanki Eye Hospital is a super specialty eye hospital with a built up area of 14,000 sq. ft. DSEH has 10 air conditioned and well-equipped consulting chambers. As the Chief Surgeon and Medical Director of DSEH, Dr. Solanki leads a team of highly qualified and skilled eye surgeons.
He set up Project Drishti (a unit of the Smt. Jivibai Genmalji Solanki Charitable Trust) in 2001 to provide quality comprehensive eye care services to the poor and under-privileged sections of the society. Project Drishti has screened more than 13,00,000 people and performed more than 1,42,000 free eye surgeries till date.
Position held :
Hon. Chairman – Project Drishti
Vice President - Bangalore Ophthalmic Society
Secretary - Rajasthani Jain Doctors Association
Hon. Advisor to “Lions Eye Hospital”, Rani.
Hon. Member - Medical advisory board, BMJ hospital
Hon. Member - Rotary Club of Bangalore Brigades
Hon. Medical Director, BMJ Netralaya
Hon. Member -Lions Club of Bangalore
Honored as "Indian Leadership Award for Health Excellence" by "All India Achievers Foundation" on 10th Nov 2012
Honored as "Shrut Samvardhan Puraskar" for the year 2011 by "Shrut Samvardhan Sansthan", Meerut, UP in 2012.
Honored as "Doctor of the Year 2012" by Family Physicians Association.
Shortlisted by Namma Bengaluru Foundation as one amongst the top five Citizens of Bangalore in April 2012 for "Namma Bengaluru Foundation Awards".
Honored by "Kannada Sahitya Parishath" for exceptional social service in the year 2011.
Awarded the "Sraman Bhagwan Mahaveer Manav Seva Award" in April 2005.
Awarded "Sunetra Vidyavaridhi" by his Holiness Jagadguru Karma Yogi Swastisri Charukeerthy Bhattaraka Swamiji, Sri Kshetra Shravanbelagola Matha in May 2005.
Awarded "Lok Kalyan Award" by International Gita Foundation Trust in December 2005.
Awarded the "Navajeevan Sight Saver Award" by the Navajeevan Blind Relief Center, Thiruchanur, Tirupathi in December 2004.
The prestigious, Highest State Civilian Award "Karnataka Rajyothsava Award" by Government of Karnataka in 2003.
Awarded the "Rotary Community Service Award" for outstanding contribution in promoting the cause of Avoidable Blindness in February 2003.
Recipient of "Samaj Bhushan" from Oswal Parishad in February 2003.
Awarded the "Rajasthan Shree" in November 2002.
Awarded the "Vocational Excellence" Award by Rotary Bangalore for outstanding contribution to the community in the field of Medicine for the year 2000-01.
Honored by the Chief Minister of Karnataka-Sri S.M. Krishna on 2nd October 2000 for "Outstanding Social Work".
Awarded "Karnataka Jyothi Prashasthi Puraskar" by Bharathiya Kala Sangeeth Academy (Bangalore Chapter) in the year 1999
Honored by the noted Gandhian and Padmabhushan Awardee Shree H Narasimhaiah at Gauribidnur, Kolar District in the year 1999 for Community Services.
Recipient of Seva Shiromani Award for Humanitarian Services.
Indian Medical Associations- Bangalore
Family Physicians Association - Bangalore
All India Ophthalmic Society
Karnataka Ophthalmic Society
Rajasthan Ophthalmic Society
Eye Bank Association of India
Hon. Member-Rotary Club of Bangalore Brigades
Hon. Member-Lions Club of Bangalore East.
Personal Achievements :
CMD of Mahaveer Eye Hospital now known as Dr. Solanki's Eye hospital, for 25 years.
Performed more than 80000 free eye surgeries
Performed more than 10,000 advanced cataract surgeries
Performed more than 4000 Lasiks for permanent freedom from glasses & contact lenses
Performed more than 800 squint operations
Trained over 100 Ophthalmologists and advanced technologies in Ophthalmology
Attended International Ophthalmology conferences at various places like Los Angeles, California, Las Vegas, Vienna (Austria), Spain, France & Geneva.
Presented various publications in Journals.
Working as Eye Surgeon in Bangalore since November 1987 as Chief Eye Surgeon & Medical Director of Dr.Solanki’s Eye Hospital, Bangalore
Founding chairman of Project Drishti (NGO).
Actively involved in the establishment of Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital, Vasanthnagar, Bangalore since its inception till 1999 as Member of Medical Advisory Board as well as Honorary Consultant.
Was the Hon. Medical Director of Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Netralaya, Sheshadripuram, Bangalore till May 2001