Khairabad Eye Hospital was founded by Late Dr. P.N. Mahendra at a small Kasba of Sitapur District in U.P. known as Khairabad.
Ch. Charan Singh ji laid the foundation stone Khairabad Eye Hospital, Kanpur at Swaroop Nagar, Kanpur
Dr. Y. K. Mahendra returned from U.K. to establish Khairabad Eye Hospital, Kanpur. The building work starts.
Dr. Y. K. Mahendra left for teaching assignment at Niigata Shi (Japan)
Dr. Y. K. Mahendra came back from Japan to develop the Institution.
U.S.A.I.D. granted the "Control of Blindness Project" to Khairabad Eye Hospital under P. L. 480 grant. They selected only two hospitals in India, of which one was Rotary Eye Hospital Naysari and the second was Khairabad Eye Hospital, Kanpur. This Project was run for 5 years by U.S.A.I.D/. through Govt. of India.
Dr. Y. K. Mahendra visited U.S.A. to attend American Academy of Ophthalmology Conference and invited Foreign doctors for Phaco Tram ing .
Dr. Vicky Boyden was the first foreign Ophthalmologist to come for Phaco Training for one month. Since then we have Trained >300 Ophthalmologists from all over the world.
ORBIS KHAIRABAD EYE HOSPITAL Child Eye care Project. The first Paediatric Ophthalmic Unit of U.P. was established at Khairabad Eye Hospital, Kanpur with financial support of ORBIS. International (a well known N.G.O. which has 3 flying eye Hospital in the world). Orbis International is based in USA.
Kanpur Netra Nidhi - Eye bank and Corneal Grafting unit was started.
Dainik Jagran joined hands with Khairabad Eye Hospital in organizing eye
camps on every Sunday one year for poor patients.
Established Rural Eye Care Centre at Rasulabad with the financial assistance of sight savers International Organisation Nidek Khairabad Hospital Phaco Training Training Centre was established with the collabranch of Nidek
One Sight Camp ( 23rd March to 1st April 2010)
It was Mega Eye Camps organized in Kanpur & Unnao district with the help of "One Sight" a U.S. based NGO which came with their team of 40 persons from 7 counters (USA, China, Canada, U.K. Germany etc.) with 4 Ophthalmologist and 100,000 readymade spectacles. After proper examination >10,000 spectacles were distributed to poor patients.