62nd Indepence day was celebrated in Sankara Nethralaya on 15.08.08. Shri. S.P. Muthuraman, Famous Cine Director was the chief guest for the function. He hoisted the national flag. Dr.Pramod S Bhende, Deputy Director – Vitreretinal Services gave the welcome address. Shri. S.P.Muthuraman gave an inspiring talk about the freedom movement and the selfless services rendered for the nation.
During the celebrations, Man & Woman of the year award. Best Team of the year award, Best Kaizen suggestion award, 20 & 10 years service award, In-house Cricket match awards were all distributed.