Sankara Nethralaya Chairman Emeritus Dr. SS Badrinath was presented with the ‘Achiever’s Award’ for his relentless pursuit in providing quality and affordable eye care to the people of India. He was presented the award on the occasion of the “Loyola World Alumni Congress 2010” on August 28, 2010.
The Loyola Alumni came together to lay the foundation for the Loyola World Alumni Congress 2010 and form the Loyola Chennai Alumni Foundation, which will provide scholarship for higher education for students from the lower-socio-economic strata of society. The Father Casimir Raj Fund for Poor Students, will be established with contributions from alumni.
Loyola Alumni who participated included Union Home Minister, Mr. P Chidambaram, Mr. N. Ram, Editor-in-chief, The Hindu, Dr. T. Janardhana Rao, former Honorary Consul and Honorary Consul General, Melbourne, Australia and Mr. Shyam Kothari, businessman and Board Member, Medical Research Foundation.