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Lions honoured

Lion G V. Raman and Lion S.N. Hari Narayanan have been conferred with the ‘FRIEND OF HUMANITY AWARD’ by the Lions Clubs International.

The award, considered one of the most distinguished awards of the Lions Clubs International, is presented annually to individual/individuals for demonstrating outstanding commitment to the community or [...]

Urban Transport, a reality Check!

There was a time when the number of people who walked on our roads outnumbered the vehicles that plied on it. Today, the opposite holds true.
“Back to basics: urban transport policy, as if people and the environment mattered,” a guest lecture by Dr. Madhav Badami, Associate Director, School of Urban planning and McGill School of [...]

Annadhanam & Free Surgeries in Memory of Late.Sri.N.Balaganesh

Sri N Bala Ganesan, Son of Sri V Narayanan, Director, Chennai willington corporate foundation passed away on 10th may 2009 in new york. On the 13th day which is considered as “SUBAM” the family decided to perform “Dhanams” instead of “Rituals”. Sankara Nethralaya performed “Annadhanam for all indigent patients with prayer for the departed soul [...]

Dr. K.V. Thiruvengadam honoured

For his outstanding achievements and contributions in the field of medicine, renowned physician Dr. K.V. Thiruvengadam has been elected for honorary membership of the Alpha Omega Alpha Society, United States.
A former Professor and Head of the Department of Medicine at the Madras Medical College, Dr. Thiruvengadam’s career as a teacher [...]

Rajyoga …… the wonders of it

They are good ophthalmologists, no doubt. But how good are they in managing stress? Consultants, anaesthetists and PGs/Fellows got a first-hand experience on how to address their stress-related problems at a guest lecture addressed by Dr. Usha Kiran at Sankara Nethralaya’s auditorium on Thursday.
Dr, Kiran is the professor and head [...]

International Nurses Day at Sankara Nethralaya

To commemorate International Nurses Day, Vice-Chairman T.S. Surendran delivered a lecture on its significance on May12.
A talk on ‘Infection Control Practices,’ was given by junior scientist M. Sowmya from the Microbiology department.
Highlighting the need for updating medical knowledge, Ms. Sowmya spoke on the importance of personal hygiene, sterilization of instruments and use of masks, all [...]

A Small big step

Charity, they say, begins at home. Vikram Falor couldn’t agree more. Growing up watching his grandparents and parents’ philanthropic gestures, this 19-year-old takes “great pride” in continuing with the family’s efforts in “giving back to society.”
Recently, the first year B.Com student, from Loyola College, donated Rs. 5,501 to Sankara [...]

Honoring of Mr.Ashok Mehta

Mr. Ashok Kumar Mehta, a volunteer of Sankara Nethralaya Swan has been honoured by Rajasthan Association in Chennai with the “Rajasthan Shree Award” recently.The award was given to him by the Hon’ble Governor of Rajasthan.Sankara Nethralaya, specifically the Swan would like to take this opportunity to recognize the achievements of [...]

The meaning of life – Guest lecture by Admiral Anand

Admiral N.N. Anand delivered a lecture on “the meaning of life” to PG students at the auditorium on April 30, 2009.
Describing SN as a “globally recognized” institute for its “tremendous achievements and contributions to humanity,” Admiral Anand spoke about the need for individuals to incorporate the principles of honesty, integrity [...]