Mahatme Eye Bank & Eye Hospital Nagpur is run by S. M. M. Eye welfare charitable trust. The S. Mahatme Memorial Eye welfare charitable trust was formulated in the year 1986, registered under the Public trust Act, 1950 (Year 1950, Rule No. 29) at the office of Registrar of Public Trust, Nagpur bearing registration number E/1183/Nagpur. The trust is a secular body with the aim of making world beautiful for the curable blindness. The Trust is envisaged on the vision of Dr. Vikas Mahatme, an ophthalmologist of great charitable fervor and a highly sensitive and motivated individual for the cause of the acute and unattended eye care needs in this part of the country.