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Nation’s prestigious evaluation initiative rates Sankara Nethralaya as the “Best Hospital in Ophthalmology”

ICICI Lombard & CNBC TV 18 take the credit for having initiated the first of its kind evaluation and recognition of Healthcare Providers in India under various categories in year 2010. These Health Care Awards, which recognize and honour India’s best healthcare providers, are selected after a comprehensive judging process and evaluation by an eminent [...]

Ophthalmic Community honours a Stalwart in eye care

Three leading eye care providers in the country the MN Eye Hospitals Pvt Ltd, Chennai, Narayana Nethralaya, Bangalore and the Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital, Mumbai have been successfully conducting the Margazhi Ophthal Festival as an annual CMR program with the objective of underlining the need for embracing technological advancements and practices by eye care institutions, [...]

A Nobel Laureate educates and enthralls his audience at Sankara Nethralaya

It was a much awaited day for the employees of Sankara Nethralaya, the students of its educational institutions, supporters and well wishers, a Great Global Living Indian legend and Nobel Laureate had consented to the request of another Great Global Living legend and Visionary to share his thoughts and learning, at their premises on the [...]

In-depth symposium marks two decades of genetic research at Sankara Nethralaya

Nothing perhaps captures the spirit of learning and research at the Kamalnayan Bajaj Institute for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, the research arm of Sankara Nethralaya than the fact that research in genetics and molecular biology towards finding causes and solutions to ocular issues began here in right earnest 20 years ago, at a time [...]

A visionary and humanitarian doctor becomes a ‘Greatest global Indian living Legend’

New Delhi Television, more popularly known as NDTV, India’s well known and trailblazing news channel which has carved a niche with its on the spot reports and unbiased news analysis turned 25 years in December 2013. The Channel decided that the best way to celebrate the occasion would be by honouring 25 leading Indians who [...]

A team of tomorrow’s citizens get a first hand perspective of the ‘Temple of the Eye’

For the group of forty beaming young college students and their lecturers from the Vidyasagar Women’s College of Education, Chengalpet Taluk, Saturday, 14th Dec 2013 was a significant and memorable day out at Sankara Nethralaya, they were on a visit to understand and appreciate the fundamental operations at a leading tertiary Ophthalmic care institution, that [...]

A humanitarian doctor drives home his point with a powerful lecture

The Sankara Nethralaya family observed the 17th Sri V.Venugopal Endowment lecture, created with great reverence to one of its prime architects, at the Sri VD.Swami Auditorium on 13th December 2013. The day’s proceedings started with an invocation song by Srimathi Subiksha Rangarajan and ceremonial lighting of the Kuthuvilakku by the members of the Shri V.Mohan [...]

Sankara Nethralaya expresses its deep gratitude to a generous and timely gesture from an old friend and supporter

The State bank of India (Local head Office) Chennai and the Sankara Nethralaya main campus have been neighbours at College Road for very many years and share a great neighbourly spirit between them.  The premier Public sector bank has helped Sankara Nethralaya in acquiring State of the Art equipment, serves as its official banker and [...]

The gentle SWAN opens another service wing

In yet another thoughtful gesture the Sankara Nethralaya Women’s Auxiliary Trustees set up a much needed Utility shop at the Jaslok Community Ophthalmology Centre (JCOC) at Greams Road on 7th Dec 2013.
Inaugurating the Utility Shop Smt.Leelavathi, an erstwhile SWAN volunteer who served SWAN’s utility shop for over two decades from 1984 at the main hospital [...]