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This study was carried out among children of age group 6 16 years in Kancheepuram District to study the prevalence of ocular morbidities among them. The study was conducted in Anakaputhur which is located at a distance of 7 kilometres from the institution with an area covering approximately 16 sq. kilometres. The burden of blindness is already high in our country we have to have a blindness prevention approach, beginning right from the childhood and school eye- screening programme should be an integral part of it.