S Venkataramana, MD, CPCL, presenting the cheque to
Dr Sheila John, Head of Department, Tele-Ophthalmology,
in the presence of Dr SS Badrinath, Chairman Emeritus,
Dr S Baskaran, Chairman, Sankara Nethralaya and other senior officials of CPCL
News Courtesy: THE TIMES OF INDIA, Friday, March 16, 2012
Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited (CPCL) has donated Rs14.50 lakhs to Sankara Nethralaya Medical Research Foundation for the purchase of an operating microscope for their community operation theatre, as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative. Operating microscope is used to perform surgery under high magnification and special lighting in the operation theater. It is used especially for ocular surgeries, involving correction of cataract, vitreoretinal and squint. CPCL, in association with Sankara Nethralaya, has been conducting Comprehensive Eye Care Camps in and around Manali. Those who are diagnosed with cataract and need surgery will be operated at the base hospital.