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Discovering the joys of life

A one hour talk by globally renowned motivational speaker, spiritualist and corporate management guru Swami Sukhabodhananda was organized at the Sri VD Swami Auditorium on the 23rd of September 2011. Members of the Sankara Nethralaya family had a glimpse of the Swami’s refreshingly simple approach to life and its complexities and his earthy philosophy of [...]

Students urged to allot part of income for the poor

Chairman-Emeritus of Sankara Netralaya, Chennai, S.S. Badrinath has appealed to college students to allot a portion of their income to uplift the poor people in the community and help bring about the inclusive growth of the nation.
Delivering the Graduation Day address at the 6th Graduation Day of Ganadipathy Tulsi’s Jain Engineering College (GTEC) at Kaniyambadi [...]

Tie-up for research in treatment of viral diseases

Vision Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya on Monday, signed a memorandum of understanding with Nichi-in Centre for Regenerative Medicine, an Indo-Japanese joint venture organisation, to pursue collaborative research in the treatment of viral diseases.
Viral diseases of the eye and other organs pose a major threat to health and the key to a solution lies with antiviral [...]

Rally aims at spreading the word on eye donation

Students of Smt. Devkunwar Nanalal Bhatt Vaishnav College for Women, Chromepet, took part in a rally to create awareness on the importance of eye donation on Monday.
The rally was flagged off by G. Rani, College Principal. Several hundred students took part in the rally through some of the important streets and residential areas of Chromepet.
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A Magical Evening

It was an evening of spell binding musical magic at the Sri Krishna Gana Sabha on Wednesday the 14th of September as Shri Chirtravina Ravikiran, Shri Unnikrishnan, Mr. Billy Cardine, Shri KV Prasad, Kum Akkarai Subbulakshmi, Shri Krishna Kishore displayed the beauty when East and West meet with their “Magic Wand” a Melharmonic fusion megavanza.
The [...]

Sudharsana Homam 2011

Sunday the 11th of September 2011 was a day of thanksgiving and invoking the blessings of the Almighty at Sankara Nethralaya. “Sudharsana Homam” the annual mass prayer for the welfare of Sankara Nethralaya employees and their families and for all round world peace and prosperity was performed with religious fervour at a specially formed dais [...]

National Eye donation fortnight sees fresh impetus in eye donation drive

National Eye Donation Fortnight (August 25th to September 8th) was observed in right earnest by the CU Shah eye bank. A multi-pronged approach was adopted to reach out the critical message of eye donation/eye pledging to the general public.
The fortnight’s activities got off to a flying start with a human chain and rally of school [...]

1st OFISACON inaugurated

The Ophthalmic forum of Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists had a memorable and grand first birthday on 3rd September, 2011, while the new born was greeted and wished a long and eventful life by all those who had gathered for the occasion, a greeting from the Prime Minster of India made the day.  An interesting coincidence was [...]

Course in hospital management

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy and Madras Management Association are jointly inviting applications for the 10 weekend certificate programme in Hospital Management. The course is designed to prepare individuals in management positions in hospitals to become more effective managers and supervisors. Students will increase their overall understanding of management issues and concepts to make well-informed decisions. [...]