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CU SHAH The man with a golden heart ‘n’ hand

In 1978 a Mumbai-based businessman and philanthropist donated the seed money to help establish a not-for-profit ophthalmic institute in Chennai. For him, it was contributing to yet another cause; for the institute, the contribution would enable thousands realise a dream — the ability to see. The ophthalmic hospital is better known as Sankara Nethralaya and [...]

A Celebration, with a difference!

On July 14, 2009 Dr. T. Janardhana Rao celebrated his 70th birthday. The special occasion was marked by a rather special gesture. As a well-wisher of Sankara Nethralaya, Dr. Rao requested his friends and well-wishers to celebrate the occasion by supporting Sankara Nethralaya.  And so, the 200 odd guests who attended the event in Melbourne, [...]

Sankara Ratna 2008 bestowed on Shri. Agarwala

For his outstanding support and distinguished services to Sankara Nethralaya, Shri. Hanuman Prasad Agarwala was conferred with the 2008 Sankara Ratna Award at a function held in Kolkata on August 16, 2009. He was presented with the award by Chief Guest Swami, Prabhananda Ji (General Secretary Ramakrishna Math and Mission, Belur).
Among those present on the [...]

62nd Independence Day Celebrations at SN

Impending showers failed to dampen the patriotic fervor at Sankara Nethralaya, where the country’s 62nd Independence Day celebrations were held on August 15, 2009.  
Chief Guest Brig. K.C. Behera, Commandant of the Military Hospital, Chennai, recalled the many sacrifices by the nation’s freedom fighters and spoke of the “indomitable living spirit for the country,” which [...]

High Tech optical services at Sankara Nethralaya

From the thick black-framed spectacles to the thin-rimmed and stylishly framed glasses, wearing spectacles has come of age!
Keeping in mind the consumer’s preference for attractive and premium spectacles, Sankara Nethralaya’s refurbished optical services promises to offer glasses with high-quality lenses available in a wide range of frames.
The state-of-the-art facility, inaugurated by Krish Srikkanth, Chairman BCCI [...]

Ratan Tata Fellowship Training Progamme

Five members have completed the Ratan Tata Fellowship Training Programme for June-July 2009. 5 members has been completed their course during the session duration at SN distributor is Dr Madhavan C.
They are  Dr. Samir.Ramesh Parab -Maharashtra, Dr. Nirav Vinodchandra Modi – Ahmedabad, Dr. Ajay Motilal Gupta – Jharkhand, Dr. Irwinder Pal Singh – Haryana, Dr. [...]