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The Medical and Vision Research Foundations celebrate 25 glorious years of knowledge sharing

It was a day of great fulfillment, a day to look back with pride and a sense of achievement for an institution with a deep faith and commitment in the acquisition and dissemination of knowledge, an institution with the firm belief that knowledge empowers and knowledge shall only be used for the common good. The [...]

Prayers and holy invocation rituals mark the beginning of Sankara Nethralaya’s ambitious initiative

The Sankara Nethralaya family performed the ‘Sudarsana Homam’ the sacred Vedic ritual performed to appease the Gods and invoke their mercy and blessings on the 15th of September 2013 at its main campus, the ritual is performed every year to seek the Almighty’s blessings on the institution and for the all round well being of [...]

Sankara Nethralaya conducts a lively and spirited awareness rally

The CU.Shah Eye Bank, Sankara Nethralaya, organized ‘Walk for Vision 2013’ a rally to create awareness on eye donation, as part of its eye donation fortnight celebrations. Spirited participants including Dr.T.S.Surendran, Vice-Chairman, Sankara Nethralaya, Consultants and employees of Sankara Nethralaya, staff members of Scope International a strong supporter and donor of Sankara Nethralaya’s community ophthalmology [...]

Sankara Nethralaya celebrates 35 years of glorious service with a sincere salute to its friends and supporters

Sankara Nethralaya observed its 35th Foundation Day, Sankara Ratna award ceremony and the newly instituted Bharath Ratna Srimathi M.S Subbulakshmi award ceremony at the Sri VD Swami Auditorium, Sankara Nethralaya Main campus on September 6th, 2013. Extending a warm welcome to the Chief guest, His Excellency Shri K.Rosaiah, the Honourable Governor of Tamil Nadu, Senior [...]

A knowledge based institution celebrates ‘Teacher’s day’ as a day of learning and good neighbourly spirit

As an institution with a strong emphasis in teaching and training, Sankara Nethralaya observed ‘Teacher’s Day’ as a day of knowledge acquisition, honouring a great teacher and good neighbourly spirit in the form of warm interaction with the members of the Madras Utkal association. The first part of the day’s celebration was marked by the [...]

Sankara Nethralaya organizes a dinner for charity

In keeping with the current times and trend where ‘dinner diplomacy’ and ‘power luncheons’ seem to be making an impact, the Sankara Nethralaya senior management decided to reach out its message of eliminating blindness and emphasizing the need to support this noble initiative through a novel method of organizing Celebrity/Charity dinners. The dinner meeting would [...]


The second of the series of workshops on best contact lens practice titled ‘Specialty Contact lens fitting’ held on 1 sep 2013 at the Sri.V.D.Swami Auditorium, drew over 50 odd enthusiastic participants that included senior Optometrists who graduated from the 2nd batch of Elite School of Optometry and private practitioners from all over India.
Welcoming the [...]

Dr SS.Badrinath becomes a celebrated doyen of his beloved city

The Ambassador group of Hotels, had as part of their ‘Madras Week’ celebrations selected seven leading personalities belonging to diverse fields through an independent jury consisting of eminent figures to be conferred with the title ‘Doyens of Madras’ for their significant contribution to their field of activity, their positive impact on the city and service [...]