Majuli is a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, in the Indian state of Assam. It is said to be the largest river island in South East Asia. Majuli has total area of 1,250 square kilometres (483 sq mi), but having lost significantly to erosion it has an area of only 421.65 square kilometres (163 sq mi) in 2001. The dwellers of Majuli are a mixture of indigenous Assamese people and tribal folk. These tribal are the mishing tribes. Apart from them, the inhabitants are also from the Deori and Sonowal Kacharis tribes. Languages spoken here are Assamese, Mishing and Deori. The island has one hundred and forty four villages with a population of 150,000 and a density of 300 individuals per square km. The island has been the hub of Assamese Neo-Vaishnavite culture, initiated around 15th century by the revered Assamese saint Srimanta Sankardev and his disciple Madhabdeva. Many Satras/Monasteries constructed by the saint still survive and represent the colourful Assamese culture
CPEH-OEU-HBCEHP (Chandraprabha Eye Hospital-Operation Eyesight Universal- Hospital Based Community Eye Health Project) was launched in March 2012 at Majuli to bring about a quality ophthalmic service to the population of Majuli. Operation Eye Sight Universal (OEU) is a Canada based International NGO. OEU has tied up with CPEH to implement this very unique project.
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Project team

Project Co-ordinator (CPEH) - Shri Nabakrishna Borah, MSW
Data Collector- Hari Prasad Khanikar
Field Staff- Tilak Chamuah, Renu Borah, Kamal Bhuyan, Anju Risong, Pricila Doley, Binu Hazarika Phukan,
Optician- Sanjib Borah
Supporting staff - Maji Payeng, Dilip Borah