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Ms Nalini Ravindran, expert in behavioural and attitudinal training gave a lecture on ‘Leadership” at the Sankara Nethralaya Academy

The session started with a brief introduction on the topic, which was followed by a team building activity for all the participants.
The activity brought out through de briefing, the four stages in any team’s performance. It was reiterated how the leader should ‘steer’ the team through the stages in order to make it ‘perform’, by [...]

Highly Enthused Alumni Disembark At Sankara Nethralaya For An Invigorating Get Together

The mantra “Others before self” could have been the apt theme for the recently held Alumni Meet held on Sunday, 21st July 2013 at the Sri V D Swami Auditorium as one witnessed doctors spiritedly seeking and exchanging information for the common good.
The day long meet registered a record attendance of 130 alumni members from [...]

Sankara Nethralaya observes 120th Mahaperiyava Jayanthi with great piety

The institution which owes its inception and growth to the Mahaperiyava’s benevolence and continued guidance and blessings observed his 120th Jayanthi with great reverence and piety on 19/07/2013 at the Sri V.D. Swami Auditorium
Extending a warm welcome to the gathering Shri S Viswanathan, DGM, Optical Services highlighted the essential qualities to be imbibed by man [...]

Elite School of Optometry’s Pediatric Fellowship Programme wins a high word of praise from Optometrist

Joining the Elite School of Optometry’s fellowship programme is ‘one of the best decisions of my life’ declares a jubilant optometrist, overwhelmed by the all round learning, knowledge sharing experience and the teaching/training quality of the program.
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Unique Contact Lens Workshop on “Trouble shooting and problem solving in current contact lens practice”

The unique and classic workshop on Contact lens practice of trouble shooting and solving witnessed a gathering of over 43 enthusiastic participants from all over India including representatives from Optometry colleges, Contact lens specialists and institutions such as Lotus Eye Hospital, Coimbatore, Vasan Eye Hospital, Chennai, Narayana Nethralaya, Bangalore, Rajan Eye Care, Chennai, converging at [...]

BITS Practice School-I Programme by Vidyasagar Institute of Bio-Medical Science

The Vidyasagar Institute of Bio-Medical Science a teaching and training arm of Sankara Nethralaya conducted the ‘The BITS Practice School – I Programme’ meant to provide exposure and real time experience to participants, between 22nd May and 13th July 2013.  A total of 8 students from the BITS Pilani, Hyderabad and Goa centers participated in [...]

An informal chat with Shri SN.Prabhu, Trustee, OM Trust

Sankara Nethralaya Ophthalmic Mission Trust member Shri SN. Prabhu more popularly known as Singer Prabhu on a visit to India with family dropped in at Sankara Nethralaya where he would be giving a music performance with daughters Shruthi and Sahana on Mahaperiyava Jayanthi on 19th July 2013. The Corporate Communications department engaged him in a [...]

Vision Research Scholar’s critical study on Retinoblastoma wins high recognition

Research scholar at the Kamalnayan Bajaj Institute for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology and Assistant Lecturer at the Sankara Nethralaya Academy, S.Vandana, pursuing her advanced research in the prevention of Retinoblastoma or cancer of the eye, at the department of ocular pathology was awarded with a Doctorate by the Birla Institute for Technology and Science [...]

Sankara Nethralaya Academy shows the way to financial good health!

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy, the academic arm of Sankara Nethralaya which has carved a niche for itself among Health care and Hospital Management professionals with its trailblazing courses in these subjects like MBA in Hospital & Healthcare Management, Certificate Course in Hospital Management and Post Graduate program in Optical Retail Management, launched the ‘Certificate Course [...]

Helen Keller Remembrance Day and Dr Sitalakshmi Gift of Sight Awards Day celebrated at Sankara Nethralaya

The Lion’s club of Central Madras and Sankara Nethralaya, two institutions working at the forefront of banishing blindness and providing vision to millions, honoured the memory of two great women whose personal example would continue to ignite their passion for service to the blind in the years to come, on the 21st of June 2013 [...]