Mr. Arul Kumar, Coordinator, Community Outreach, Jaslok Community Ophthalmic Centre (JCOC), has been awarded the “People Award – August 2010” by SOUTH INDIAN POST, a weekly magazine. He was presented with the award by Thiru Lena Tamilvanan on October 24, 2010.
Dedicating the award to Sankara Nethralaya’s founder Dr. SS Badrinath and his wife, Dr. Vasanthi Badrinath, Mr. Arul Kumar said the “award will motivate me to further my contribution to our institution’s community services.”
Extremely grateful for the recognition, Mr. Arul Kumar credits his family, especially his father, for instilling in him the spirit to serve the less fortunate.
He also expressed his gratitude to Dr. Sripirya Krishnamoorthy, HOD, community services, Sankara Nethralaya and Mr. V Sivakumar, Administrator, JCOC, for their encouragement and steadfast belief in his capabilities.