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Inauguration of Smt. Sundari Subaramanian Department of Visual Psychophysics on 27.09.08

Medical Research Foundation that runs Sankara Nethralaya added one more feather to its cap on 27.09.08 with the inauguration of a Department of Visual Psychophysics under its Elite School of Optometry. The establishment of the department was made possible with a generous donation from the Late Smt. Sundari Subramanian through the Uthrash Trust. The department [...]

visit of journalists from Hong Kong on 26.09.08

Two journalists namely Ms. Hong Ki Lam, Reporter for International news, Ming Pao Daily and Ms. Hung Suet Yee Zoe, Senior Reporter, Hong Kong Economic Times from Hong kong were invited by the Government of India for a tour of the country and as a part of their tour they visited Sankara Nethralaya on 26.09.2008. [...]

Visit of Mr.Pallam raju Meeting on 24.09.08

Mr.Pallam Raju, Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Defence, Govt of India has visited Sankara Nethralaya on 24.09.08.

Sudharsana Omam on 14.09.08

For the prosperity and well-being of Sankara Nethralaya and of our country, our Patients, our Employees and their family members, Board Members, Well-wishes and Donors prayed to His Almighty. As part of the prayer, “Sudharsana Homam” was performed on 14.09.08 near Sri.V.Venugopal Block (Sankara Nethralaya College Road,Chennai).
Poornaahudhi was performed around noon and Prasadam was distributed [...]

DR K K Birla Condolence Meeting on 13.09.08

A condolence meeting to pay homage to Dr. K. K. Birla, Chancellor, BITS, Pilani on his passing away, was held on 30-09-08 at the Conference Hall in Mahyco Block at 9.30 am.

Graduation Ceremony on 13.09.08

Graduation Ceremony of Medical Research Foundation was held on 13.09.08 at ESO. Prof. L K Maheswari, Vice Chancellor, BITS was the Chief Guest. Best out going student of the year for MSMLT is Ms. Archana Nagarajan, for B S Optometry is M V S Sailaja. Dr M M Cooper Memorial Award for Anatomy [...]

Visit of Honourable Health Minister Bhutan on 12.09.08

His Excellency Lyonpo Zangley Dukpa, Minister for Health, Royal Government of Bhutan, Dr Ngawang Tenzin, Medical Director, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital, Thimphu and Mr Sonam Dorji, Chief Planning Officer, Ministry of Health, Royal Government of Bhutan graced Sankara Nethralaya on 12.09.2008 with their visit.

National Eye Donation Day on 08.09.08

“National Eye Donation Fortnight was observed from 25.08.08 to 08.09.08, and National Eye Donation Day on 08.09.08, as designated by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Various organisations in the city were honoured with ‘Sight Ambassador’ award by Sankara Nethralaya for rendering service to the cause of eye donation at the National Eye [...]

KBIRVO Inauguration Function on 06.09.08

On 06.09.08 at 10.30 am. Honourable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Dr. Kalaignar M Karunanidhi inaugurated the new building “Kamalnayan Bajaj Institute for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology”. The function was well attended. Honourable Chief Minister, Mr. Homi Bhabha, Mr. Niraj Bajaj and Mr. Rangaswamy, L & T, offered their felicitations.

30th Anniversary Celebration on 06.09.08

In the evening, the 30th Anniversary celebrations started, during which Dr M K Mani, Mr. Homi bhabha, Mrs. Y G Parthasarathy and Mr. S P Muthuraman felicitated the institution. There was a play by Mr. Y G Mahendra and his troupe which was also well attended and enjoyed.